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Travel Report: Celebrating Songkran in Bangkok.

Celebrating Songkran in Bangkok. —— April 2015. I will always cherish the time I spent exploring the Thai capital. Looking back, I’m certainly glad I ignored all those warnings to get out of town at the earliest opportunity. Because, as so many people insisted, “Bangkok is a shithole”. Rather, I spent ten days hitting the […]

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Travel Report: The Grand Palace, Bangkok.

The Grand Palace, Bangkok. Cover photo courtesy of Supanut.  —— April 2015. I was into my last few days in the Thai capital when I decided it was finally time to see what is arguably Bangkok’s premier attraction. In fact, with a packed schedule until my train to Ayutthaya, it was quite simply a case […]

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Travel Report: Wat Saket, Bangkok.

Wat Saket Bangkok. —— Cover photo courtesy of Preecha.MJ April 2015. Another day in Bangkok, another expedition to see one of Thailand’s most notable Buddhist temples. Despite visiting around a dozen during my time in the Thai capital, I couldn’t say any of them had come with killer city views. Which is why I was […]

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Travel Report: Jim Thompson House, Bangkok.

Jim Thompson House, Bangkok. Cover photo courtesy of D Ramey Logan. —— April 2015. I do hope, at the very least, that my series on Bangkok changes a few minds about the Thai capital. Time and time again I hear the same thing from travellers. That there’s “nothing to see” and that it’s “not the […]

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Travel Report: Chatuchak Weekend Market, Bangkok.

Chatuchak Weekend Market. —— Cover photo courtesy of JJ Harrison.  April, 2015. I do love myself a big old Asian market! You’ve got the smell of sizzling street food, the unpredictability of the haggling, the vast array of stuff on offer! I’ve certainly been to my fair share of markets throughout Asia. But looking back, […]

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Theater 4, a short story from Qatar.

Theater 4, a short story from Qatar. In the summer of 2001 I boarded a near-empty Qatar Airways flight to Doha. Reuniting with my family who’d recently moved there for my father’s new job, it was my first time living abroad. —— Back in 2001 Qatar wasn’t the most exciting place in the world for […]

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The Little Pronghorn, a short story from Qatar.

The Little Pronghorn, a short story from Qatar. In the summer of 2001 I boarded a near-empty Qatar Airways flight to Doha. Reuniting with my family who’d recently moved there for my father’s new job, it was my first time living abroad. —— It was the winter of 2001 and I’d just finished an uneventful […]

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Like It Too Much, a short story from Qatar

Like it Too Much, a short story from Qatar. In the summer of 2001 I boarded a near-empty Qatar Airways flight to Doha. Reuniting with my family who’d recently moved there for my father’s new job, it was my first time living abroad. —— My first English teaching job came at a run down old […]

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