On 24 October, Posta Faroe Islands released two stamps picturing an Advent wreath and a Christmas tree along with a sheet of 15 Christmas seals in its annual Yuletide philatelic celebration. Posta also offers a wide range of other Christmas products including cards and baubles as well as the usual sheets, first day covers and … Continue reading Christmas Stamps 2022: Faroe Islands
Daily Phuket #103: 23 December 2021 – New School, New Office
Things change very quickly in Thailand as there is often very little pre-planning and you need to become accustomed to last-minute announcements accompanied by few, if any, details. Yesterday, I arrived at my agency's offices shortly after 2pm at which time I was informed that my full-time school would start today and I was to … Continue reading Daily Phuket #103: 23 December 2021 – New School, New Office
Daily Phuket #102: 22 December 2021 – Thai Style Pizza Truck
A recent change to my local market has been the addition of several food trucks. The Cook is a restaurant on Th. Phang Nga in Old Town which specializes in Thai-fusion comfort food and their pizzas are quite popular. I first tried their Masaman pizza around 10 or 11 years ago but the last time … Continue reading Daily Phuket #102: 22 December 2021 – Thai Style Pizza Truck
Daily Phuket #100: 20 December 2021 – The Worst Mexican in Phuket?!
Quite a few Mexican restaurants have opened in Phuket in recent years. The few that I have eaten at have been, in my opinion, fairly mediocre at best. I was born in Texas and spent a number of years living in New Mexico as well as sampling regional varieties from the northern Mexican states. I … Continue reading Daily Phuket #100: 20 December 2021 – The Worst Mexican in Phuket?!
Christmas In Thailand: 2021, Part Two
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