Monthly Archives: July 2011

Pucca Up

In an age of digital abundance I often find scribbling things down in a notebook – one made from paper, not silicon – to be both convenient and satisfying. Many’s the time I’ve found myself with a drained laptop battery … Continue reading

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Engrish o’ the Day 16.7.2011

Sadly, this bad news can be found stuck to the front of beer fridges in 7/11s across Thailand all weekend:

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6 Easy Ways to Tell Thai Spiderman from the Real Thing

You see some strange things in Thailand sometimes, but the weirdest I’ve come across lately would have to be the crazy Spiderman comic mural on the wall of a little watering hole in Pai called the Don’t Cry Bar. See … Continue reading

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Engrish o’ the Day (11.7.11)

This was found hanging on the wall of a cafe in Pai that grows and sells (wheat) grass. Someone must’ve been smoking some when they wrote the sign’s first draft:

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A Little Slice of Pai

There I was all set to head up to Chiang Rai when someone had to go and ask me a silly thing like “Why?” “Well,” I replied, “I guess because I’ve heard of it.” My interrogator frowned and shook his … Continue reading

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Christmas in July!

If you ever wondered where the hell Santaclause goes in July, I can hereby confirm he hangs out in a shopping mall in northern Thailand. Since nobody besides sozzled expats really thinks too much about Christmas in the Land of … Continue reading

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