Sign petition against romanticizing rape on Thai soap operas

Cleaning out his inbox this evening (July 29, 2016), The Siamerican came across an email from Change.org publicizing an ongoing campaign targeting violence and rape on Thai soap operas. (Scroll to bottom for link to sign an online petition to stop prime time Thai … Continue reading

[VIDEO] Experiment: Attaching a surfboard to inflatable kayak hull to improve rigidness, ocean performance

After acquiring a cheap, used short-board online, I got the idea to try and improve my inflatable kayak’s on-water performance out off Phuket’s shores, by attaching the surfboard to the bottom of the kayak’s hull, which is a nylon shell wrapped around an inflated bladder, reinforced … Continue reading

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

Welcome 2016: kayak, work, gigs and journey prep dreams

First of all, apologies to my two or three readers out there for not having updated this web space in weeks. It’s been quite hectic at work the last month or so as we’ve been short-staffed and I’ve been the one … Continue reading

VIDEO: A tour of Karon traffic circle monument, stroll along the sandy beach on a sunny Saturday

The Southwesterly monsoon winds and rains have more-or-less reversed course as they do every year around this time, meaning it’s officially the start of the new tourism high season in Southern Thailand (typically lasts from the end of October until … Continue reading