It's been ages since I last post anything on TF. I must admit I miss writing and ranting, but it's so difficult to find time to just sit down and let words come to me. Time seems to fly much faster here in the West. I used to have much more time to browse the Internet and typing up thoughts and life events. Not so much anymore.
It's been a bit over a year since I arrived in the land of gray sky. I had such high hope that everything would be just as great as my life back home. Yet, I only set m
A student asked his English professor, â€œWhat is the definition of a
The professor said, â€œWell, there's nothing better than an example to
illustrate that. Imagine that you are lying in bed with a beautiful naked
young woman on one side and a gay man on the other ... who are you going to
turn your back on?"
"South Africaâ€™s Gini coefficientâ€”the best-known measure of inequality, in which 0 is the most equal and 1 the leastâ€”was 0.63 in 2009. In 1993 it was 0.59. After 18 years of full democracy, South Africa is one of the most unequal countries in the world."
its more unequal now than in 93, so exploitation is up, rape is up, murder is up, car jacking up,
on average people are worse off financially, across the board besides an even smaller elite than under the old way.
so less official
In my group "Frenchies in Thailand", I opened a discussion about my many trips to France. There, you can see some pics of the "old days", when I was still sleeping in my car or at best on a camping ground . Come here frequently as I will update as soon as I got pics digitized!
SHE IS MY COLLEAGUE ... I JUST WANT TO HELP HER TO RASIE MONEY FOR CANCER RESEARCH.
Initially, I thought that Arlai just wanted to take me to another temple. But soon I found out, that Wat Chedi Hoi (meaning the Chedi of shells) really is something special.
See details and pics here:
We planned to go to Mae Sot for a few days, mainly to cross into Burma and visit Myawaddy. After checking necessary information, I found out that the re-entry stamp only would be good for 15 days, some five days less than I got granted on my initial entry this time and therefore problematic because my flight back to Europe is scheduled exactly for the expiry day of the initial stamp.
What to do? Would it be possible to tell the border guy to give me a stamp valid for the period required? Would