Tiny little birds fluttering in the trees enthusiastically attempting to reach the impossible higher branches are contented to perch on a lower branch. The return of these birds announces the beginning of Continue reading “Colours of Harmony”
Where is she? She is always sitting here. Every day I walk past her on the street, and though she is busy, she smiles at me. Now I stand and stare at an empty space on the hot, cracked, concrete footpath and I am Continue reading “Chiang Mai Locals”
Last night, I was reminded again that Thai people are so respectful. It was the first time I had been to the cinema in Chiang Mai and before the movie started, the audience stood in silence, watching images Continue reading “Musical Memories”
Happy Chinese New Year.
It is a new moon in the new year – 2017 is the year of the Rooster.
Roosters are loyal creatures who are always looking, watching, protecting their family. They certainly have a lot to talk about and are punctual and dependable, especially as an alarm clock at dawn. Continue reading “Chinese New Year”
Warm sunshine and clear blue skies graced the afternoon as the crowd gathered for the celebration, a Contemporary Lanna Cocktail Party. Lanna is usually associated with Northern Thai traditions, customs and cultures. The word Lanna literally translates Continue reading “Lanna Celebration”
The sight of the elephants caught my attention as I was crossing the road towards the entrance to Maya, a large shopping centre in Chiang Mai and I was mesmorised by the Continue reading “Mosha the Elephant”
It was 9.00 am on Monday morning as I anxiously waited for my turn to introduce myself to the group. There were 11 other people in the classroom and I had been eagerly awaiting this moment for a few months. On reflection, the truth is I had been dreaming of this moment for many years and now it had arrived and I am about to fulfil an ambition and dream Continue reading “TEFL – Teach English as a Foreign Language”