In late January and early February, those of us in Phuket look forward to the year’s second big New Year’s blow-out. There is a huge Chinese population centered on Phuket Town. Many of the older families began during the tin-mining boom starting in the mid-nineteenth century and their clan shrines still dot the small lanes … Continue reading New Year #2: Chinese New Year & Phuket Old Town Festival 2014
Year of the Horse
Happy Chinese New Year — 2014 Year of the Horse
Happy New Year 2014!
New Year’s Resolutions for 2014
In 2013, I didn't make any New Year's resolutions at all and that worked out fairly well. You keep them when they aren't there to begin with! But with the dawning of 2014, the Year of the Horse, I find myself with a number of things I would like to improve upon in my life. … Continue reading New Year’s Resolutions for 2014