As the title suggests, there’re two new products in the local 7-11 that caught my eye and got to quench my thirst recently. Well, Phuket Beer is not new, but as you can see in the pictures above, this particular … Continue reading
So there I was last Wednesday racing against the newspaper print deadline and getting ready to indulge in the 3rd or 4th can of Birdy instant coffee of the day, a post-lunch suga… And then a small red logo on the … Continue reading
Growing up in the 1980s and 1990s amid Colorado’s “budding” cannabis culture, I had long been fascinated that “bud” from Thailand, my mother’s home country, had a persisting reputation in my birth country USA, for being among the world’s most potent “dank”. Being a … Continue reading
Just polished off The Backpacker by John Harris (376pp, Sumersdale Publishers, 2001); bought the paperback for 475-odd-baht (about 13 bucks US) from Asia Books at Phuket’s Central Festival. Click here to buy online for cheaper than I paid. I’d initially … Continue reading
Today’s featured Thai song is a lovely poetic-pop-country ballad called “Mae Neua Hom” แม่เนื้อหอม, which roughly translates to “Scented-skin mama”. The song was written by Ajarn Paen Punsalee (อ. แผน พันธ์สาลี). Scroll down for full lyrics in Thai, accompanied with … Continue reading
Every now and then, it’s good to grab the guitar – if not the ukulele or guitalele – and practice a classi or two. Startin off June 1, here’s a few good tunes: Just right for the weather, here’s an mp3 with jammin Rhythm of the Rain and Your Cheatin’ Heart… Chords are also included in the mini-podcast. Enjoy!
If for whatever reason, the song is not playing, download the mp3 here (right click and save as)
PHUKET: On Saturday, February 8, Phuket FC played their sixth friendly match of the 2014 Pre-season, against a local team comprising mostly expat footballers, many of whom were Italian nationals. The final score was 5-1 (2-0 after the first half). … Continue reading
Surakul Stadium: On February 1, 2014, Yamaha League One’s Phuket FC played Thai Premier League’s Chonburi FC in a pre-season friendly match. Following are video highlights of the match, including Phuket’s goal (2.38). See link below for Chonburi’s goal.
Surakul Stadium: On January 26, 2014, Phuket FC (Thailand Yamaha League One) played an international friendly match with Singapore League club, Brunei DPMM FC. Following are video highlights of the match: Final score was Phuket FC 2-0 Brunei DPMM. For … Continue reading