Monthly Archives: August 2014

Thailand Memories: My visa nightmare story

As hopefully most of my readers will be aware, I don’t think very highly of the visa/work permit system in Thailand and it was the main contributing factor in my decision to leave the country permanently. I base this dislike

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Thailand Memories – All farang are rich

Before I left Melbourne to go and live in Thailand I had a little digital camera. It was a Casio Exilim and I loved it because it fitted in my pocket and I took it everywhere with me. Despite the

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It’s time to pull up stumps

When Australian Prime Minister Bob Hawke was advised by a group of his colleagues to stand down they apparently used the phrase, “Pull out digger, the dingoes are pissing on your swag.” I won’t go into a detailed translation of

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