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”
It has been four weeks since I last published a post and those four weeks have been rewarding, fulfilling, fun and intense. Most of the time I have been occupied fulfilling a life time dream and ambition and to do so, I remained single focused on achieving success. Keep following my blog as I will soon write about this rewarding experience. I felt I needed some time away from my blog to contemplate how I would like to proceed with it and have spent many valuable hours remembering and recording the details for some of my stories I want to share with you. The focus of my writing is Continue reading “Still writing, still remembering, still smiling”
Hot, herbal infused, tightly rolled towels are being pressed into my spine, legs and arms at the end of my 90 minute massage and just when I think it has ended, I am asked to sit up and to my surprise, I feel my neck and head being manipulated and moved. Today, I am at Continue reading “Thai Traditional Complementary Medicine”
Just a short five-minute walk from where I live is the largest shopping mall in Chiang Mai, Thailand – Central Festival. There is a dedicated lane way for residents from our condominium block to access the plaza which comprises Central Department Store occupying five floors of the building together with hundreds of international brand name shops and numerous stalls operated by local Thai people. It could be located in any city in the world as it is Continue reading “Daily Festival at Central Festival Chiang Mai”