There are a couple of new quick and easy ways to ‘get on the board’, by that I mean the new CTH homepage. Here are some links to user krisb’s gallery album and what does
There is always a beneficial side towards ‘saying it has it is’. When I first got here and read want ads in the paper with something like ‘Factory worker – wanted Female 18 – 24, 9th grade certificate’. If in America (or Amerikka as the case may be), you would have just broken a number…
Traffic accident? Will the police be fair and impartial, or always side with the Thai? Dozer has an accident and what happened. Traffic justice in Thailand.
Rob writes in ‘can you tell me what it would cost to live there, say for a year, just basic lifestyle not including any extras?’ What is the minimum expat cost of living? How to find a ‘micro rental’ and how much they cost.
An update on the coolthaihouse road. Actually it is a good road as long as you’re not looking for perfection!
This truck broke the apparently solid road because of a hole underneath.
You run into them everywhere. Shirtless dudes in restraunts, banks, on the street, in the markets, all shirtless. What is it all about?
Finally it was time to determine the cause of continually getting lost on the way to the airport. A test trip was in order to see the source of the problems.
Dozer is still a student of Thai language, which is a hobby of his. His story of studying for the P6 exam in Bangkok and why he currently spends 20 minutes a day practicing writing in Thai. Some examples are posted.
The story of how Mrs. Dozer made Dozer fat. How Dozer went about losing weight.
The latest on ip star. Their customer service is medium. And another story about shopping at the Big C.
Mrs. dozer’s 5000 baht casio watch. Basically = junk!
Hiring contractors who are paid by the day, what about tools?
Phony ATM reader complete with a spy camera hidden in a pamphlet holder. Ture or false.
From Jeff R. What do you do when you have bad neighbors with dogs that bark all night?
The infamous Nong Natt is back in the news again. In this story out of the Thai press, Nong Natt announces she is four months pregnant, or is she??
Aside from fake tsunami photos circulating around the net, there is also another breed of on-line scammer.
Robin T’s idea for the coolest ride on the block. Get into brand new 1hp Kubota diesel/3 ton payload for about 250,000 baht.
I was suckered with this Tsunami photo, which I originally posted as real. I’m leaving it here since it is circulating on the web.
What to do when someone starts dumping garbage right by your house.
Road gravel isn’t the same as regular gravel. Where as road gravel is almost as good as paving, regular gravel just makes a mess of the road.
In the news: A 31 year old professional engineer kidnapped a 27 year old doctor at knife point.
Resolution on the neighborhood dog murders. For dogs around here it tends to unfortunately be survival of the fittest.
A Thai parable about a boatman. Why is there no racial tension here – it is very refreshing.
7 dogs poisoned right around here.
Probably one of the biggest news feeding frenzies of the year. An unknown model makes a porn movie in Thailand, admits doing it, but says her agent pressured her into it.
One of Dozer’s pasttimes is reading Thai newspapers. It is a difficult but entertaining read and gives a unique perspective of Thai psyche.
A gutter installed should help with water drainage shouldn’t it. Well…. not necessarily.
A pair of fighting dogs is unpredicable — or — a motorcycle is fun MOST of the time.
Fill dirt being brought in for the mini project. Grades and appx. cost of fill dirt. How to tell good dirt from bad.