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... have been somewhere else. Those feelings are fleeting, however, I know my place and purpose is here and the highs are a constant and make me truly happy.
I never tire of the kindness I witness everyday, among children who share, among strangers who help those less fortunate and among my work friends and colleagues who go out of their way to make me feel a part of something special.
This week, I have been on stage with Santa, in front of ...
... 100 in total, bringing a smile back to my miserable face.
You realise that in sickness, your whole quality of life disappears, purpose gone, no enjoyment to be had from anything, even the basic pleasure of eating.
But, I am back from the brink, sense of humour restored, a feeling that I should make some life changes, but without doubt I will relish the now and only tentatively contemplate tomorrow.
... I doubt you would see this hardly anywhere else in the world, rioting and bloodshed would be of the order, this is not Thai style. I may yet eat my words!
The sun still shines every day and I have settled back into school life easily. My P2 students are lovely, very sweet and generally very well behaved, I hope to make a difference in their lives.
... I was so happy. I felt like I was getting a truly Thai experience and it was a relief to get such a warm welcome after a shaky start in Bangkok.
I love dogs. Back home in the UK, dogs are lovely, friendly animals who love us as much as we love them. Man’s best friend. Here in Thailand, I learned the hard way that this is not the case.
I had not long been in Surin and ...
... Thai life, punctuality, organisation, highway code etc, but here you are not driven to exhaustion or your grave by deadlines, expectation, or generally long hours of toil.
I wake up to a sunny morning most days and tonight had dinner by the river in warm temperatures watching the wildllife go about its business.
I still count my blessings every day, especially the next 67!