Bangkok Diaries

Beware of Lek 8

Beware of Lek

I’ve read a lot of stuff about Thailand. There isn’t much else to do here in my bedsit in the northern England industrial town where I live. At least it used to be industrial,...

1 Night in Bangkok 1

1 Night in Bangkok

The sticky humidity pricks our skin as soon as we alight the aircraft. It’s almost midnight and the three of us have had quite a day. Nonetheless, irrepressible excitement overcomes fatigue, and we make...

Tales of Caves, Monks and Serpents 3

Tales of Caves, Monks and Serpents

There was a time, and not all that long ago, when the taxi ride from Suvarnabhumi would have me tingling in anticipation of what was to come. Thoughts of immersing myself in hedonistic adventures...

Bargirls, Bimbos and Bitches 49

Bargirls, Bimbos and Bitches

Terms and definitions: Bargirl: A generic term for Thai ladies who are employed at, or provide adult services from, beer bars, go-go bars, G Clubs, karaoke bars, freelancer outlets, hotel coffee shops, discotheques and...