The Street Art Of Bangkok 3

So, if you’re a regular reader of my blog, you will know that I have got quite into the street art scene in Bangkok – I would just like to say that this infatuation is getting worse… I can honestly say that I think Bangkok is one of the worlds hidden gems for street art….

The Vultures of Bangkok

The title of this post indicates that this will be a serious story, featuring horrific mental imagery that will leave you emotionally scared and unable to sleep – it may do but don’t worry, I will not be mentioning my sweaty bits in this deeply serious tale. It seems that all major cities have, at some point…

The Street Art Of Bangkok

One of the first posts I did for this blog was about my surprising and happy discovery of the amazing street art I saw in the northern Thai city of Chiang Mai. It took me by surprise because it wasn’t something I was aware of before my visit and because there were so many amazing…

The Ramakien Mural: The Origin Myth Of A Nation.

The Ramakien Mural…heard of it? Chances are that if you’ve never been to Thailand, you wont have done. I certainly didn’t until recently but maybe that’s also because I am ignorant to all culture…not really, I love it – culture and me go hand in hand, together like novovirus and trips to the toilet. I…

The Golden Mount And Sweaty Legs

I’ve been living in Thailand for roughly 7 of the last 9 months and I still look at men wearing trousers in this heat with great awe. It’s probably similar to the feeling people must have had when they first saw moving pictures or found out that The Bee Gees were men. I have a few…

Experiencing An Awkward Massage…

‘I really enjoy having a massage in Thailand’ – eight words that make a lot of people immediately think of…special, ‘happy’ massages. But I am sorry to disappoint you though, as this story isn’t about one of those massages. Each to their own but those kind of massages don’t ‘tickle my fancy’ so to speak but I did…

My Love For Lumphini Park.

I often feel that I should open up more in these posts, share with you the ‘real’ me, so I’m going to share something that is very personal – I like going for a walks…There, I’ve said it, the cats out the bag, or as I like to say the ‘The breads out the water’ (I…

Meeting Bjork At The Temple Of The Emerald Buddha

Recently I made a conscious effort to see some of the more obvious tourist attractions in Bangkok and one that seems to be at the top of most of the lists of ‘things you must do before you die in Bangkok’ was a visit to The Temple of the Emerald Buddha. So I packed my…

My Really Awful Pair Of Shorts (And A Famous Historical Landmark)

This story happened to me in early 2018 and it is only now after extensive therapy and electric shock treatment that I am able to share it publicly. My visit to a famous tourist sight started much like any other trip I make to a historical attraction in Bangkok in that I was feeling slightly…