A British man was killed in Chiang Mai this week. Police found the body of former teacher David Crisp, 56, in his home on Thursday. Scotsman yesterday reported that detectives in Chiang Mai believe Mr Crisp’s death was the result of some kind of tribal killing. Mr Crisp’s throat had been cut, his face had […]
I lived in Phuket for about a year and I think I have a good feel for the place. I took the island for what it is and never felt too depressed about the state of development because I had never seen the island before the hotels went up. People often complain about what has […]
It didn’t take many weeks of living in Phuket for me to need to make the trip to Bangkok. Whereas before I would have usually taken the bus, with work commitments and a little more money in my pocket, flying seemed like the best option. It wasn’t until I was in Phuket that I discovered […]
I've written about this a few times. When I first traveled to Thailand, I was changing up something like 75 baht to the pound. This was about four years ago. Today, the not-so-sturdy British pound is at one to 47.6128 baht. There were people doubting that it would sink to 50, but to go below […]
"I did send the request to my accountant to deposit into your account X,XXX baht as agreed." The frustrations of being a freelance writer are many.