The Importance of Knowing Yourself

Born and raised in Bangkok, I thought I knew a great deal about Thailand and her ways. After all, my first language is Thai. My family are all Thai. Most of my friends are all Thai. I grew up eating Thai food, reading Thai books, listening to Thai songs and never missed a chance to enjoy (and exploit) every bit of the Thai life.

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Som Tum: A Papaya Story

There was a papaya tree standing tall and slim at the back of my house in a suburb east of Bangkok. With its roots sprawling under our dampened washing area, it was the most fertile tree we had, always bearing fruit all year round. P’ Nee, or Sister Nee, one of the housemaids, always had her eye on the tree… read more

“Everything you can imagine is real”

 Pablo Picasso