Life After The Coup

Life After The Coup

… If I didn’t read the newspapers, Twitter or Facebook, I would have no clue that the government had changed hands, and when I travel to Bangkok, it is still nearly impossible to tell there has been a change. There are a few more soldiers in high profile areas, but no tanks patrolling the streets. People are the same friendly Thai people as always. The main thing I see in Bangkok, is that it has become very popular to seek out soldiers for selfies, this is the selfie revolution…

Life Aboard the Thaitanic

Life Aboard the Thaitanic

I read today where one reporter had called Thailand, the Thaitanic. In my mind that conjures up thoughts of a sinking ship with massive loss of life, panic and people in a sad and desperate situation. It made me start thinking. Is this Thailand? Do I live in the middle of a dangerous land fearing for my life at every turn? No it is not, and no I don’t. That is one reason you have not seen many posts by me on the current political situation in Bangkok.