Who am I?

Just a Thai person living in a Farang land who wants to try to write about matters of interest as categorised in my blog. I will do my best to compose in English, but as a foreigner, I must apologise for my incompetence in English. Please bare with me. Read this little blog as it is; don’t take it to heart if my messages offend you.

The name of this blog has no particular meaning to me. It just happened to come up in my mind.



15 responses to “Who am I?

  1. An intriguing profile.

    I’ve been reading the blog and trying to figure out… male/female, Thai/farang.

    So a Thai ‘person’ then. Genuine, sensitive… I’ll take a punt on female. I’ll have another read and maybe change my mind.

    Girls can like books and cars too.

    Must be in UK… reference to fifty pounds spent on books.

    Student? Where? What subject?

    English impeccable… so law?

    You can’t buy and caress my novel, “Thai Girl” as it’s mainly sold here in Thailand. It’s on the web but maybe you can wait until you get back to the Suvarnabhumi. And maybe MY THAI GIRL AND I too.

    I clicked on you from http://www.whatismatt/top100 as my site THAI GIRL is next to yours so that’s how I found you .

    Chok dee khrap!

  2. You seem to have an ongoing interest in the social structure and situation in Thailand and how it relates to the large “night entertainment” area of the Thailand economy and especially how it relates to the hundreds of thousands of workers in this industry, in all their various roles, who mainly come from the poorer Thailand provinces, hoping to find more money and a better life in Bangkok.

    There is a very interesting blog called Khi Kwai which is written by a guy with a Ph.D. from Harvard in Cultural Studies/Political Science. He makes many detailed connections between the Thailand social structure and situation of the workers in the “night entertainment” area. A bit brutal to read, but the Thailand economic and social area he is de-constructing is, in fact, more than a bit brutal, especially for the workers involved……….

    Here’s the link which you might want to add to your Thailand Blogs list: http://www.khikwai.com/blog/

  3. Hi-

    I’m the editor of Expat Arrivals (http://www.expatarrivals.com), a site devoted to developing comprehensive destination guides aimed at easing expat transitions abroad. Currently we’re working to give our Thailand guide a bit of a facelift and I came across your blog in my research. I was wondering if you’d be interested in contributing to the site in exchange for promotion for your blog. I was also wondering if you’d want to add our link, I think we have some great information that many or your readers could find relevant.

    I look forward to hearing from you.


  4. Globalizer


    In your introduction, you say ” Please *bare* with me.” And I thought, what a lovely idea, why not! 😉 So when and where can we be bare together? 😉


    • I hope this is not a flippant comment. If not, I would be delighted to hear your suggestion and proposal. As insatiable as I normally am, I don’t think being asked to bare all with someone is enough for me. I tend to go for more.

  5. สวัสดีครับ ขอบคุณที่เขียนในนามคนไทย ขอให้มีความสุขมากๆครับ

  6. Thank you very much for your link to my site. I’ll be reading yours intently for more fine far-Asian movies.

  7. Kon

    ขอโทษครับที่ไม่ได้เข้ามาดูเลย แล้วจะติดตามต่อไปครับ สู้่ๆ do your bests

  8. jezza

    Great diverse blog! I must say:

    a) How can you write with such impeccable and accurate English unless you have been in UK for a very long time indeed? Your English is better than that of most English I know. It took me 9 pages of your blog to find a mistake, and that was only punctuation!

    b) Good comment ref The Accident. It’s sbeen forgotten now, it seems.

    c) Why do so many farang find it difficult to understand the concept of Sabai Jai?

    The rest of the blog bares further inspection…

    • I try my very best every time I write in English. When I compose, I feel compelled to do it properly. I have been exposed to the proper way of communicating in English. Hence, to me, it would be disrespectful to the language to write half-heartedly and incorrectly.

      • jezza

        It takes a bit more than ‘exposure to the proper way’ to enable a non-English speaker to write and express himself with greater fluency than an English person.

        I apologise for asking questions you did not want to answer. After 22 years in and around Thailand, I was interested by you as an exception. However, it doesn’t matter.

  9. Hi,

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    Doctoral Student
    University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
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  10. Drop by to say hi, not knowing you long but I immensely enjoy reading your tweets and your blog. Keep up good work xxx

    • Thank you for commenting on my blog. I like to read your tweets too. I have not been blogging a lot lately. These days, I tend to spend my time writing and verbally jousting with someome on Twitter instead.

  11. Hi there. Just came across your blog and enjoyed it. We seem to have similar tastes; Murakami/Bangkok/Madeinbrazilblog.com 😉 Check out my blog if you are interested: http://ilbonito.wordpress.com

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