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Entries from August 2007

Oi vey, Oysters…

August 22nd, 2007 · No Comments

The great thing about Phuket is that it is an island surrounded by the Andaman Sea and the Gulf of Thailand.  Outside our window are fishing boats galore.  Fresh seafood is the pride and joy in this part of the world. Being die hard seafood fans, we just could not pass this up.  Daily, we have […]

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Tags: Blogroll · Thailand · Travel

Merry Christmas!

August 13th, 2007 · No Comments

When one is in a different country, one often comes across cultural differences that are both intriguing and terrifying. In Thailand there are a few things that I just have not figured out.  Things like: Men who wear hair bands.  No they are not lady boys, just a regular guy wearing an Alice Band to […]

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Driving with Jacques

August 7th, 2007 · No Comments

We are currently driving a little Honda Jazz which is brand new.  Julie got it the day she was heading back to Bangkok and drove it a sum total of 5 kms before she handed us the keys.  Needless to say I am a little paranoid about making sure we take care of her car.  […]

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Tags: Blogroll · Thailand · Togetherness · Travel

A Visit to a Thai Hospital

August 6th, 2007 · No Comments

For the last few days, I’ve been feeling a bit under the weather with clogged sinuses and a pain in the left side of my head (no Sharon is the pain in my ass). I tried self-medicating with Sinutab and even went to a pharmacy who basically gave me the same thing but in 2 […]

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Driving with Sharon

August 6th, 2007 · No Comments

Sharon and I were driving home from the hospital and grocery shopping. I was extremely keen to get home due to a rather pressing desire to go to the toilet. We were coming up to a black Mercedes E200 on a small road that leads to Julie’s condo. I started to overtake the Mercedes hastening […]

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Tags: Blogroll · Thailand · Togetherness · Travel