Same Same But Different Blue Sky

If you are going to Thailand or Vietnam, you need to learn a phrase ‘same same but different’. How to use ‘same same but different’: You are shopping with your girlfriend and a lady behind a counter asks if this is your wife. You answer ‘same same but different’. You have found a Rolex watch…

Black and White Edge

Dreaming at the end of the bridge. Holding ice cream. Watching it melt. I wonder how the city looks when the lights go down. What do strangers do when they reach the edge? I asked my fried to think of the edge. He mentioned U2. I blame the sunshine. It is inappropriately bright today. One of those…

The Land of Lust

Once upon a time there was a fishing village in eastern Gulf coast of Thailand. The years went by and fish was not the only catch wanted by the locals. Blooming girls and rosy gentlemen started coming to the land looking for love in all shapes, flavours and forms. I had a great pleasure myself…

Gratitude and Mindfulness Practice

I was very lucky to spend few weeks in an alternative education school in Thailand, where children were taught mindfulness. Their teacher was eager to encourage  5-12 year olds to focus on their bodies and thoughts, friends and family. Remember when you were at school and you had a group activity? Depending on how popular…