Novel Review: The Fault in Our Stars by John Green

Here's my take on the New York Times #1 bestselling novel, The Fault in Our Stars. As I've mentioned in my previous post about cancer, I read The Fault in Our Stars. Now, the first thing to understand is that I didn't choose to read this book because I was super-interested in cancer or in reading about [...]

Funerals, Cancer and Death: Memento Mori

Lately I feel like there have been a lot of funerals happening around myself lately. Not that anyone very close to me had died, but still, having funerals to attend at the start of the year is not exactly encouraging. I mean, today's January 14th which means it's two weeks, and I've already went to [...]

Remembering the Flood, One Year After

This week I'd went on holiday to Pattaya, a city in Thailand's east, famed for its beautiful beaches and a tourist hotspot. Stay clear away from the scandalous red light streets and a peaceful vacation can be found here. I've been to Pattaya lots of times, and apparently a friend of my mother is an [...]

A (Rare) Trip to an Amusement Park

The first thing I'd like to say in this post is no, I'm not going to be writing about the *quote unquote...cough cough* end of the world here; I did it on Homewritten History. Today I want to talk about a recent trip I took to an amusement park.I have to say that I am [...]

Long Live the King!

Today, 5th December, is annually celebrated as Father's Day here in Thailand because it is His Majesty King Bhumibol Adulyadej's birthday. This year marks the King's 85th birthday. So, happy Father's day and long live the King! Today, Bangkok was once again turned into a stream of yellow-shirted people. (Yellow is the King's color, because he was born [...]

Traffic Jams- We Just Can’t Solve It, Can We?

Okay, yesterday I just blogged that I hate geometry. I hope you won't mind another hate post too much. If you've ever been to Bangkok, you'll notice that whenever you're on a street, chances are that you'll meet...a traffic jam. And by the way, before we go any further, why do they call traffic jams 'jam'? [...]

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