Monthly Archives: September 2012

A Shower to Remember…

I squeezed my way out of the crammed minivan, tripped over an old man’s foot that was sticking out at a ridiculous angle and tumbled onto the part- baked pavement beneath me. It was a good job I had my … Continue reading

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River Kids

‘This is perfect!’ I laughed. ‘I love Laos!’ shrieked Becky enthusiastically. We synchronised our oars and were doing a great job of paddling our way downstream like true pros! Unfortunately, Francis wasn’t having such an easy time. ‘I can’t believe … Continue reading

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Gary

After spending a little over a week in our beloved new house, it quickly became apparent that cheerful ‘Moo Bah Pattana’ road was not the quietest stretch of town. We were starting to acclimatise to the strange sounds that played … Continue reading

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Riding High

The boy wore a faded striped blue and white t-shirt, along with a pair of well-loved denim jeans with large rips across both knees. He kept his thick, dark hair tucked slightly behind one ear and gave a nervous smile as … Continue reading

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The Smell of Sukhumvit

The Smell of Sukhumvit A mixture of rotting rubbish strewn across dirty roads; of potent exhaust fumes from thousands of glimmering pink and orange taxis reluctant to stop for a white face; of uncooked meat slowing rotting on the vendor’s … Continue reading

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