Monthly Archives: May 2005

Bamboo house

I wrote this poem a few years ago, after spending 2 nights in a village, way up in the North of Thailand. I’ll write more about those villages another time. Roof not completely covered with grassThe house pitch blackI wake … Continue reading

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WEATHER this week in Chiang Mai

Its hot season at the moment. That means its usually 38 C (in the shade).  What I really don’t like is getting into my car after 10 am. The car is SOOO hot, I can’t sit on the seat or … Continue reading

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DO's and DON'Ts in Thailand….. Smile

A smile goes a long way in Thailand ! The worst thing you can do in a difficult situation is to get mad, demand your rights and argue that back home things get done in ”such and such a way”. … Continue reading

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Learning the Thai language

Thai language is very difficult ! I used to think of myself as very good in languages. That was till I started Thai ! Out of the window went all my talent. I couldn’t ‘hear’ the tones. Thai has ”only” … Continue reading

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What makes you come alive

"Don’t ask  yourself what the world needs; ask yourself what makes you come  alive. And then go and do that. Because what the world needs is  people who have come alive." Harold Whitman I love this quote !! just wanted … Continue reading

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