GLORY BE!! Has it been over a year since the last post? What ever has become of Secret Asian Man? Rest assured! All is well in Thailand. Maybe caught up in the […]
There was a great whooshing sound you may have heard from back home.
Many people know about the 40,000 muscles in an elephant’s trunk. It is a prehensile miracle. And there must be 60,000 thoughts a moment inside and elephant’s 5 kg brain. But here’s […]
A Brighter Light
the monks walk the beach seeking alms, something they’ve been doing for eons.
Socialist Dive Operators
0 On a dive boat there is often lots of sitting around time. Time for everyone to arrive. Time as gear is prepared. Time in between dives. There’s time to talk. And […]
So, How’s Bangkok?
I’m asked by those from afar. “So, how’s Bangkok?” “Hot! Flipping hot!” I remember hitting the ground in Jakarta and how the temperature was oppressive. It’s the same here. The heat. […]
What’s In A Name?
The names of Thai people stretch into the decades of letters, and are often unpronounceable to foreigners and, indeed, even amongst themselves.
Sawadee krap! from Bangkok
Bangkok! If you stick a pin in the center of town and draw a circle with a 2500-mile radius there is more of the world’s population inside that circle than outside. It […]