Tagged: Village life

Thailand Snakes – Can Anyone Put a Name To This One

Thailand Snakes – Can Anyone Put a Name To This One

Wonderful Wi and I arrived at our village home around midday yesterday and quickly set about unloading everything from our Honda rental car. The groceries were first, followed by one large suitcase, two travel bags and lastly two days worth of the kind of things you accumulate browsing shopping malls...

Iris Bulbs and a Metrosexual Man

Iris Bulbs and a Metrosexual Man

For the past few days I’ve been tying up the loose ends concerning my travel plans for my visit to Thailand next week. I’ve been stood in a bank queue waiting to order travellers cheques and also in a regimented orderly line at my local council office patiently waiting to pay my...

Travelling Thai Style With An Old Friend

Travelling Thai Style With An Old Friend

Having re booked my flight back to the UK for this coming Saturday I found myself with five clear days to further explore Udon Thani city. With my chest virus infection slowly starting to clear I looked forward to a little R & R in a city which had provided...

Mama’s Kitchen – Warts and All

Mama’s Kitchen – Warts and All

If you have recently lost a penknife, letter opener, scissors or even your favourite plastic shopping bag then there is a very good chance I might know where it is. So there I was, staring down at kebab and french fries, absolutely Hank Marvin (starving). I grabbed some tomato sauce,...

A Real Bum Deal – Som Tum

A Real Bum Deal – Som Tum

Last week I concluded my Thailand At Work mini series with Village Noodles a post about one of Wonderful Wi’s relations who was struggling to earn a living in their village by selling noodles and spicy papaya salad. In early June Wilai’s aunt finally gave up on her cooking venture...

Thailand At Work – Village Noodles

Thailand At Work – Village Noodles

Village Noodles is the final part of my three post series about working life in Thailand. Pattaya Bar Girl and Isaan Hotel being the first two stories which have both received a lot of positive reviews. This final part of the series is set in a rural village which is...

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