Last week Polly and I were visiting a Thai couple. During dinner a friend who was a lawyer dropped in. I had not met a Thai lawyer in his private time before, so after a few drinks I asked if it would be alright to ask a few questions about Thai law. One of my [...]
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Seen in Phuket at Easy Wok, a Japanese/Chinese restaurant chain.The name seems not very appropriate considering the 8000+ victimsand the survivors of the tsunami which rolled over the shores of the peninsula in 2004.
I would be the last person to say anything unfavourable about Buddhism, but here in Thailand, Bhuddist monks do seem to enjoy lots of privileges. They ride buses for free and have reserved seats at Thai airports. Nowadays it’s not uncommon to see monks using cell phones. Today I opened a bank account and it happened [...]
After Punk and Reggae, in 1979 a new trendy danceable music style emerged called Ska, unfortunately, at least for me, the period lasted only for a year or so, and then it seemed to somehow die off very sudden.. But the good news is; 30 years later, Ska is still alive and kicking, but this [...]