Second Hand Heaven

Second Hand Heaven

Secondhand Heaven A temptation for lovers of character items One of the disappointments of Thailand is that there is very little history left, both in architecture and in the everyday items such as art, sculpture and other decorative items. There are a few second hand...
Three Days in Bangkok

Three Days in Bangkok

8 Nov 2017 – The King’s Memorial We have just returned from a couple of days in Bangkok and were incredibly lucky to have the opportunity to visit the memorial site for the late king’s cremation ceremony in the Grand palace precinct. What a...
Bali vs Thailand Part 2

Bali vs Thailand Part 2

This is the second part of a long post based on our recent visit to Ubud in Bali and a comparison of it and my experiences of Thailand. You can find Part 1 HERE. I have included some of Gaun’s photos, which are taken on a small camera so the photo quality varies...
Bali vs Thailand Part 1

Bali vs Thailand Part 1

I thought I would try to take a different angle on reporting back on our recent trip to Ubud in Bali. Rather than just publish a set of photos with comments I am going to include some of my impressions on the variations between Thailand and Bali and also a few...
Bangkok

Bangkok

I find that a good time to make an assessment of how my life is travelling for me is when I return home from a holiday. I can remember times in Canberra when I could feel the weight of my everyday life descend on me, especially the return to my work, a job that paid...