Outside the Box

It took some time for me to contemplate the logo  I wanted for my blog and eventually I decided on the theme “outside the box”.  I often feel that I am “outside the box” as my life has been  different from a traditional, mainstream life firstly as a young adult and secondly when married. On so many occasions when required to complete a document or form by ticking the appropriate box, I struggle to tick any of the boxes as the box I would choose Continue reading “Outside the Box”

On ya bike!

Like many cities around the world, Chiang Mai is a city of bike riders. Motorbikes, scooters, bicycles, bikes with side carriages/cages – thousands and thousands of bikes. The number of bikes is probably equal to the population of the city and every day I am fascinated by the bikes on the roads. Often it seems like utter chaos to me, but familiarity Continue reading “On ya bike!”

Caring Community

“Very little is needed to make a happy life”  – Marcus Aurelius

Since the first day we moved into our condo, we have been surrounded by a caring, kind community of staff and residents. A security guard on duty was quick to help us carry our suitcases from the car to the lift when we arrived.   We soon discovered Continue reading “Caring Community”