Archive For May 31, 2017

Chelsea FC – English Premier League Football Champions 2016/17

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Chelsea FC – English Premier League Football Champions 2016/17

Chelsea are this seasons English Premiership football Champions. Congratulations! But other than Chelsea fans, who else will really be celebrating? In 10, 20 years time, who will remember this achievement? Does it really stand out? Now last season we all remember Leicester City winning the league at pre season odds of 5000-1. And we`ll still…

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The Strange Language of Tinglish In Thailand

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The Strange Language of Tinglish In Thailand

“I want eat!” – Tinglish Question:“You want eat?” Answer: “want eat.” Recognise this language? No? OK, how about this, “How old you?”. “I’m ha sip sam years old.” Ah, the language of Tinglish. Part English, a few words omitted and a bit of Thai thrown in. All expats, at some point, have resorted to this form…

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Donald Trump – What Do You Think?

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Donald Trump – What Do You Think?

Whenever we meet people for the first time, consciously and subconsciously, we instantly begin to form an opinion of that person. Based on a criteria of our own choosing: How they talk, their clothes,body language, looks, colour of their skin, hair, eye contact. Also our opinion is based on how we are feeling at the time,…

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Wacky Races on the roads of Thailand

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Wacky Races on the roads of Thailand

  It`s slow lorry leading the way, as equally slow pick-up takes ages to pass, followed by sensible, frustrated farang driver keeping a safe distance, on the inside is family of 5 on a motorbike and bringing up the rear, coming at a fast pace, is posh black car, blacked out windows! Who is going…

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Khon Kaen Hospital A Salutary Story

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Khon Kaen Hospital A Salutary Story

As we get older or suffer an illness, health concerns,insurance and hospitals raise their head. Particularly for expats living in Thailand. But which insurance to go for and what`s the most suitable hospital in Khon Kaen. This article is not meant as an appraisal of health care insurance packages,plenty of other, more informative sites cover…

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Sport in Khon Kaen – Playing Or Watching

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Sport in Khon Kaen – Playing Or Watching

Whether you`re looking to participate or watch sport in Khon Kaen there is an abundance of choice. I`ve loved sport all my life and over the last year have explored several options open to me in Khon Kaen. Being 53 years old and slightly over weight has meant dreams of being scouted by a Premier…

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Khon Kaen -What Do You Really Know?

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Khon Kaen -What Do You Really Know?

     Everything? Nothing?   What`s happening right now in Khon Kaen? What s hot what’s not? Seen everything worth seeing? Know where to go to eat, drink, play golf, tennis, chess? Know where to shop, for specialist items? Know where to take kids? Know what the city planners have in store? Know which hospital…

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