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March 2006

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Bangkok Hilton

Trapped in Bangkok. Thailand doesn't want us to leave. 20 minutes after sitting down in a Internet cafe relatively close (but not close enough in the end) to our accommodation (New Siam II – Highly Recommend) the monsoon starts. Its 32 Degrees Centigrade and there is hail falling out side. Locals are crowding under what […]

Using Home Equity Loans for Home Improvements

Home equity loans are a type of loan that’s commonly used to pay for home renovations. The difference between the interest rate and the total cost of buying a house is made up by the equity you have in your home. Bеnеfіtѕ оf using a home еԛuіtу loan fоr hоmе іmрrоvеmеnt рrоjесtѕ Several bаѕіс сhаrасtеrіѕtісѕ […]

Thai Colour Sense

We have stayed in various styles and price ranges of accomodation over the past 4 weeks and one thing seems to be common and particulary noticiable. This is the aparrent lack of/unique senese of style/interior decoration. For example: Blue tiles with pink grout, and green tiles with blue and this might all be in the […]


Not sure if this will really interest anyone but its my blog and i will bore if i want too :p Books read so far: – The Secret History (as recomended by Bunny) – Against a dark Background by Ian Banks (author recomended by Ian from work) – Mr Nice by Howard Marks (an autobiography) […]

Bad, bad buckets

Yay for electrocution by digital camera. Now one may not have thought this possible but in the land of Thai [i]everything[/i] is possible. note: the camera and entire computer case are actually electrofied as poor phil discovered – dont worry though the thumb is still in action and will appear in the near future. Now […]

Under the sea…

darling it's better, down where it's wetter take it from me. Up on the land they slave away, down in the sea we play all day. Under the sea! Another quick update, and really just an excuse to post this picture. I promise I'll stop posing with my thumb up. It's like subconscious or something. […]

Island in the sun

Here is me adding yet another photo to the series of me grinning like a madman and giving the thumbs up to the camera. Can you really blame me though? We're on a beautiful island in the thailand see, there's silky sand, palmtrees, it's about 30 degrees every day, the water is warm, and there's […]

Back in Bangkok

Its been a glorious few days. Eating, shopping, eating some more, sight seeing and generlly living it up. Upon our arrival back at khao San Rd we headed to a little place close by, and got the last avalible double with aircon. Really the best features were the soft western bed (thai's prefer to sleep […]


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Well after A LOT of bus travel we are in sweaty Sukhothai. Got off at Chiang Mai Bus Station at 11:50 and on the "air conditioned" bus for Sukhothai at 12. such timing and precision i dare say we wont see again on this trip :p. Most bizarre sight of the trip: Elephant with tail […]