Heather is an American writer who moved to Bangkok in 2005. A failed blog attempt, one master’s degree and two kids later, she’s now writing about her experiences in the Land of Smiles. Heather has never ridden an elephant or eaten fried grasshoppers from a street vendor, but she is learning how to navigate her car in infamous Bangkok traffic.
Monthly Archives: February 2012
Not too long ago, I finished reading Lawrence Osborne’s Bangkok Days, a memoir of his time spent living in the city. An expat who comes to Bangkok for the cheap dentistry and ends up falling in love with the contradictory, … Continue reading
A couple of weekends ago, R and I decided to take the kids to the mall, not our local mall five minutes away, but a fancy one downtown. We’d felt in a rut lately and needed a break from the weekend … Continue reading
You keep electric mosquito swatters, the ones that look like tennis rackets, in every room of your house. You pay your bills, including your car payment, at the local 7-11. You don’t think twice when you see someone with a … Continue reading