2013: Annis Memorabilis

Hmm… How to summarize 2013 in just one word? ‘Really, really amazing?’ ‘Unbelievably good!’ I’ll settle for ‘THE BEST EVER…YET!’ 2013 didn’t start out the best, with Leslie back in the U.S and the Korean winter chilling me to the bone. But as winter gave way to spring, things soon picked up. The sun came…

Capture The Colour 2013 Competition Entry

Hi guys. After much deliberation I’ve finally selected my five images for this year’s ‘Capture The Colour 2013’ Photo competition staged by Travel Supermarket. I was kindly nominated by the inspirational Terri and James of Gallivance world fame…thanks again, guys…and in turn I’ve nominated the following five fabulous fantastic frogs, blogs: ESL teacher and all round crazy dude,…

Life On Koh Yao Noi, Where the Biggest Decision Is Which Beach To Choose

In a month, Leslie and I will leave Koh Yao Noi for India. By the time we depart, we’ll have been on this fabulous little Thai island that we call home almost 4 months, and despite our excitement of going to India, it will nevertheless be a little sad. Yao Noi is a small, peaceful…

Office Becomes Beach, and Visa Versa

Today, May 31st, marks the one week anniversary of moving into our new house on Koh Yao Noi. So far so good, and t’would be an understatement if I said that it wasn’t amazing. There have been a few hiccups, inevitably…12 hour power-cuts, torrential storms, giant cockroaches…but all in all it’s been a smooth transition.…

Living The Dream

As we all know, life has a funny way of surprising us. When we least expect it, some unknown event happens and changes everything. It can be for the better or for the worse, but it’s how we deal with it that matters. When the school that I taught ESL at in Korea unexpectedly closed…