I was really hoping that I would be able to report back something more positive than yesterday's post. Unfortunately, that just is not the case. To give some indication of how FUBAR this morning was, I was back home by 10:30. I still have no idea when I will begin classes at this school nor, … Continue reading Daily Phuket #85: 29 November 2021 – Waiting, Waiting, and Still Waiting…
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Daily Phuket #82: 17 November 2021 – A Rare McD’s Burger
Once again, I have let two weeks slide between blog entries. Perhaps I should call this series "Bi-Weekly Phuket"! I have taken a fair number of photos recently so this is my first attempt to clear the backlog. Before I explain today's image, let me try to bring things up-to-date as briefly as I can. … Continue reading Daily Phuket #82: 17 November 2021 – A Rare McD’s Burger
Daily Phuket #75: 06 October 2021 – Survival & Moving Forward
Most people have lives that fluctuate between good and bad events. I certainly have had my share of both over the past 55 (closing in on 56) years. Even when things have been at the very worst, I have always managed to survive. Somehow. I don't know if luck has been the powering factor, or … Continue reading Daily Phuket #75: 06 October 2021 – Survival & Moving Forward
Expect the Unexpected!
I work for a teaching agency which operates the largest private language and computer school in Thailand with over 50 branches. They contract me out to a Thai school run by the municipal government. I work there during the daytime hours and also do some in-house work at the agency’s Phuket branch, located in the … Continue reading Expect the Unexpected!
First Classes in Six Months
Yesterday, I returned to a "real" job for the first time since Christmas Eve. Today I taught my first classroom lessons in six months and I was very happy as I walked to work. The guesthouse I'm staying in is twenty minutes away on foot and I enjoyed the stroll as it was fairly cool … Continue reading First Classes in Six Months
Back to the World of Teaching
When my battery power failed last night I was beginning to tell of Saturday's apartment search in Phuket Town. In Thailand, most apartment buildings are called "mansions" and we looked at quite a few that were anything but. We saw some really tiny shoe boxes for which were being asked rents of 4,500 baht per … Continue reading Back to the World of Teaching