Happy New Year from Chaing Mai

Happy New Year everyone! In Chiang Mai the New Year fireworks have already ended; a few minutes of intense noise, a multicoloured, light-filled sky and that was pretty much it. Thai people love to party but this year’s celebrations have been tempered by respect...

Thailand – 26th December, 2016

Hope you’ve all enjoyed a great Christmas and have lots of lovely things planned for the next few days of the holiday 🙂 Here in Chiang Mai I’ve been out somewhere or done something every day since I arrived. I thought all these activities might cause me...

The Life Change People, 22 December 2016

I’ve been here in Thailand for several days now; a busy few days it’s been too, with daily counselling sessions, yoga classes and in my free time, visits to some of Chiang Mai’s 300-odd temples. The excellent weather means I’m having very little pain, there...

Pros & Cons of Special Assistance

The announcements of flights departing to Taipei, Ho Chi Minh city, Phnom Penh & Kuala Lumpur provide an exciting reminder that I’m now in a very different part of the world. Shortly after 6am it was already a gentle 17°. Given the instruction not to move, I’d...