VIDEO: How I recycled 100 percent of my consumer waste from three months

Yes that’s right, as the title of this post suggests, I didn’t throw away, burn or improperly dispose of any of my consumer waste over the past three months. I simply collected it all, ensured it was dried and separated general … Continue reading

Phuket beach to the rescue: kayaking, injured turtles and ‘saving’ stray cats

I recently had a decent afternoon out with a good American friend and former colleague, Chris, who was visiting Phuket for a several weeks with his sister Amanda and her fiance Zack. On one particular afternoon afternoon out, was able to get some good exercise … Continue reading

Finding gains from material loss

Yesterday morning I came to the unwelcome yet unavoidable realization that a considerable set of “valuables” had gone missing. Stolen from under me, a  jab to the gut, and all I can do at first was sulk, and now as the aftertaste … Continue reading

Good Morning Andaman radio show – Friday 2013 July 12

Another exciting Good Morning Andaman – 8am here Phuket, Krabi, Phang Nga…welcome those tuning in throughout the rest of the world (see show times below)…Following is itinerary for the show: Music: Some Simon & Garfunkel, Johnny Cash, early Elvis and … Continue reading

The Quantum Leaper dilemma

One of the best TV shows of all time, in the Siamerican’s humble opinion, is a Sci-fi series called Quantum Leap.  Comprising a total of five seasons, the show is about a quantum physicist in the near- future (though our … Continue reading

The end of 2012: The serpent of 2013 sneaks up

It’s the final day of the Common Era’s 2,012th year. The roar of the passing year’s dragon has been loud, but now her time is nigh. While my comrades in Thailand are already welcoming 2013 – the year of the … Continue reading

Opinion: saying Goodbye to Phuket, for now

The following opinion piece was initially composed and intended to be published in the “Island View” opinion column of the Phuket Gazette weekly newspaper. However, the editor who oversees content and layout for that page decided not to publish it because the … Continue reading

Island View: Cannabis as a cure for cancer

The following opinion piece, conducted by the Siamerican, was initially published in the Island View column of the Phuket Gazette newspaper’s August 18-24, 2012 edition. MY AUNT-IN-LAW’s cancer – initially thought cured – has returned with a vengeance, spreading to … Continue reading