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: May 2012
Heading downtown on the expressway a couple of months ago, I noticed a billboard advertising an upcoming concert: “Summer Night with Olivia Newton John, March 23.” I sighed and continued on my drive, knowing I would not be making plans … Continue reading
Time: 6:45 am on a recent weekday Place: On the north side of the lake Who: Heather approaches and passes two women slowly walking a dog and overhears the following: Woman 1: “As soon as they got home, his hand … Continue reading
Lately I’ve been talking to friends in my community about online shopping, and I’m relieved to know I’m not the only expat who has delivery boxes piling up inside a relative’s house back in the US. For many expats, a … Continue reading
As June approaches, and the time for our annual visit to the US, I find myself paying more attention to my use of the word “home.” Like many expats, we use the word in our household to describe both where … Continue reading