Category Archives: Thailand

Essential Foot Care

I just thought I would write up my thoughts on something that I have come to take seriously when I’m travelling in Thailand. Of course when we are away from home we pack some essential toiletries and a few things … Continue reading

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Chiang Mai 2019 – first report

I’m writing this in a hostel in the northern Thai city of Chiang Mai. I’m here to take further training in Thai massage with Ajahn (Master) Suwat at Thara Massage. I called about coming in January about the start of … Continue reading

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Wat Day

This post has been delayed because, as I mentioned in the last one, I lost my phone on the way to the airport in Chiang Mai.  Once Song Kran festival was over and the post offices were re-opened the lovely … Continue reading

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Thai English

The assumption of many Thais is that all Westerners will speak English and not Thai.  They are generally right, and many of those who do try to speak Thai mess it up spectacularly.  What the Thais very often don’t recognise … Continue reading

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A Day Out in Bangkok

I was planning on sharing details of my last day in Chiang Mai.  However I took photos on my phone to show, and then my phone came out of my pocket in the tuk-tuk on the way to the airport. … Continue reading

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Study at Thara Thai Massage

Today was my last day studying with Ajahn Suwat at Thara Thai Massage in Chiang Mai.  (Ajahn is a Thai title, meaning something like ‘master’.)  I’m very happy that I chose to study with Suwat, and grateful that he accepted me … Continue reading

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My Journey to Thara Massage

This could be a philosophical post about how I came be be studying Thai massage as the only Student (currently) at a massage clinic specialising in the therapy aspects of the practice.  But actually it’s just going to be about … Continue reading

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