A Tail of Two Kitties

Ringo and Ella were delighted that their humans and dog housemate would be spending the winter months over Christmas and New Year abroad and were eagerly awaiting the arrival of their carers. After all, they were the bosses in this cosy home in downtown leafy Lytham Continue reading “A Tail of Two Kitties”

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!”

Thailand – The people

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Songthaew (red taxi)

There are many reasons why people choose to live in Thailand – some are attracted to the low cost of living; others are here for family; many like the lifestyle, the beaches, the mountains, the culture and some are here for work. During the past 12 weeks since my arrival in Chiang Mai, I have spent my days observing and pondering and realise that for me, the beauty of Thailand is Continue reading “Thailand – The people”

Chiang Mai – First Impressions

Looking out the plane window as I approached Chiang Mai my first impression was tropical, structured farmland as far as I could see and immediately I thought of fresh Continue reading “Chiang Mai – First Impressions”