or maybe a full coup

Ok, so maybe I spoke too soon. It’s a good thing no one looks to me for political insight. BTS trains stopped running hours early tonight. Curfew is 10pm. Schools are closed for the next three days. Television channels are static screens with a military graphic and national music. Threats of an internet shutdown, but … More or maybe a full coup

half a coup

I feel the need to mention something about Thailand’s state of martial law (many of you have asked me). Since they declared martial law on Tuesday, I haven’t noticed the smallest difference in my daily life. Since Lumphini Park has been cleared of the protesters who have been camping out there for months, I actually … More half a coup

koh lipe

Towards the end of the Thai new year, Songkran,¬†we decided to take a break from the Bangkok craziness and head to the relaxed island of Koh Lipe, south of Phuket. The night before we left, I found myself curled in the fetal position with an aching body and an intense fever. Songkran had gotten the … More koh lipe