Thailand Flood Relief: Donate to Thai Red Cross Society

Want to help Thai people who suffered the worst flood our country ever had in recent history? Please donate to the Thai Red Cross Society. Your money will be well spent and will get to the flood victims most effectively. You can wire the money directly with the instructions provided when you click on the main, green banner. Or choose another donation method by selecting “Donation Online” banner on the left and choose “”Relief for Disaster Victims and Disadvantaged in Rural Areas”. I’m making this suggestion here and for everyone to spread the words around.  I don’t know what Thai...
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Universal Alignment

A lot has happened since I got back from Costa Rica.  As I was coming to grip with how to take life a little bit easier, this shit went down in Bangkok. “How Did Thailand Come to This?” indeed.  (And this report is pretty accurate and surprisingly unbiased.) My family home is literally in the war zone.  I mean, they had been since the Red Shirts camped out not 200 meters down the street.  Everyone is safe now, but my dad and brother, my uncle and his family, and our family maid were more or less held hostage by all...
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Not So Happy Songkran

It’s Thai New Year. Only a few days after the bloody result of the protest. I don’t think there’s enough water to wash the blood off our hands. (My family is safe, just FYI.  As a matter of fact, my dad has developed an unhealthy habit of taking an after-dinner evening stroll out to see the Reds’ activities in Radjprasong.  /headhand) Laws should be enforced. I said the same thing when the Yellow Shirts took over the airport. I say it here too for the Reds. I also believe that police and military have all the rights to protect themselves...
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Love/Hate

Well, this post started after I watched the latest episode of “Sood Sanaeha”, the Thai soap I’m following.  Long story short, she finally sees what has been in front of her this whole time, and decides to nab the Chef.  The Chef walks away after her big scheme to apologize to him. I was actually cheering for the Chef.  Good for you for leaving that manipulative, selfish, whiny bitch! (Well, this is not the finale. Although to me, it’s a perfect ending right there!  Karma is a bitch, bitch!  But this is Thailand, expect a few more episodes of  the...
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Power of One

One week in Bangkok. One movie. One episode of a Thai TV novella. And I’m hooked on the one, super hot Ken, Theeradej Wongpuapan. I only went home to Thailand for one week and I came back completely obsessed with a Thai TV novella, just like the rest of the female population in the country, Sood Sanaeha, directly translated to “Recipe for Love”. It’s all about the leading man, Ken, who plays a chef.  He was tasked to teach a superstar to cook because she wants to win the heart of a tycoon, also played by one of my favorite...
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Wheel of Fortune

I told you about my multi-talented friend Note, the co-owner of Kinnaree Gourmet Thai and tarot card reader extraordinaire.  The latter, at least our group of friends think she is anyway. I promised Note that I would blog about my month-to-month prediction, so that as time ticks on, we can come back to see how accurate she really is. Before we get to that, what she said about my overall future gets me giggling. She said that although I am a team player, I work better alone. Same thing with my social life, great with friends and going out but...
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