One month ago, I blogged a preview of Thailand's Christmas 2021 celebrations but have only posted a smattering of images since. These included a snowman made of tires, the decorations in my local open-air market, and holiday lights seen at a long-dormant hotel. Occasionally, I took photos of other Christmasy displays around Phuket Town (including … Continue reading Christmas In Thailand: 2021, Part Two
Central Festival Mall
Daily Phuket #58: 17 June 2021 – Back to “Work”?
After a complete work stoppage which began on 10 April, schools were allowed to open this past Monday (14 June) and I returned to work yesterday, the 16th. Sort of. Right now, I only have one returning in-house student -- an eight year old girl who I have taught for about three years now. Her … Continue reading Daily Phuket #58: 17 June 2021 – Back to “Work”?
Daily Phuket #50: 10 May 2021 – Back Out in the World
I rate today as a "good day" and I ventured fairly far from the cave I call home. Just after eleven, I emerged into bright (too bright!) sunshine and proceeded to the taxi stand just outside the now-closed 7-11. In retrospect, I am happy that I found it completely abandoned. I mean, how do you … Continue reading Daily Phuket #50: 10 May 2021 – Back Out in the World
Merry Christmas from Phuket, Thailand!
This is my tenth consecutive Christmas in Thailand and they keep getting better. While there were a few stray decorated trees to be seen during my first few holidays here, each year seems to bring more and more signs of Yuletide spirit. The shopping mall where I work has slowly been adding decorations ever since … Continue reading Merry Christmas from Phuket, Thailand!