DOWNTOWN PHUKET: At the beginning of this month, the Siamerican moved into a new condominium in the heart of Phuket city’s downtown area. The condominium is a 16-storey building that just opened last year, and is currently one of the … Continue reading
Following is a description of a dream that the Siamerican had last night/early morning (March 1-2, 2013), followed by his own self-interpretation of the dream. There was an infant baby, presumably my own, who was being held under water. At … Continue reading
Outside the modern comfort of apartment life, the downpours sweeping through Phuket become more frequent and increasingly heavier. This final week of July, 2011 C.E. / 2554 B.E. has marked the start of another rainy season, which soon signals the Siamerican’s … Continue reading
This weekend’s full moon — the 15th waxing and first waning moon of the eighth Thai lunar month — วันเพ็นขื้น ๑๕ ค่ำ และ แรมหนึ่ง ค่ำ เดอน แปด — marks the traditional Thai Buddhist holidays of Asarnahabucha วันอาสาฬหบุชา and the start … Continue reading
Following are some photos of the last several weeks (April and beginning of May) here in / around Phuket, Thailand’s largest island yet second smallest province by area (second only to Samut Songkram province).
Into the second week as a contributing editor for Phuket and Southern Thailand’s prime English language newspaper, I’ve already learned much as are my writing skills improving, particularly in regards to news composition–an art requiring one to be short, sweet, … Continue reading