November 25, 2017

'dawn awakes lazily, dusk comes early... so little time to pick my bunch of fiddleheads'

Winter.  The cold season in Thailand is nothing close to any of the European winters but it is still Thailand’s very own.  My grandmother was from Loei, the coldest province in Thai...

Words that paint the sky

are words from the deepest of a mind

Written and re written; the finest out of the unspoken

About life to live and to be forever beholden

Dreams are real though not all are simple

Days are new hope, often a miracle

Sunshine is a great mind in motion


March 17, 2017

Our parents took a very old tradition by taking their time to name their children in the ancient Sanskrit way.  The naming could take months after a baby is born as the person's developed personality, the meaning, alphabet composition, suitbility and all the auspicious...

March 16, 2017

When I first discovered (and fell in love with) Krabi, it wasn't because of that stunningly familiar Andaman sea and heavenly beaches.
It was this on a rainy day when clouds hugged the karst mountains that scattered through out the province's landscapes.

That tranquil "...

March 14, 2017

Love adorns itself;

it seeks to prove inward joy by outward beauty.

Love does not claim possession,

but gives freedom.

Love is an endless mystery,

for it has nothing else to explain it.

Love's gift cannot be given,

it waits to be accepted.

March 14, 2017

I gazed upon the vistas from high up above Chiang Mai.
Through the aimless eyes my mind also wandered aimlessly
For as long as the sky needed in order to transform itself for the day.

That pause was needed; the time was let to pass freely
The speed of light was up to me

March 14, 2017

All birds are from paradise
Flying low, laughing
Passing clouds, time is now
My moving sky whispers

River breezes do kiss
Forest scents are all flirts
The river gorges do sing
My tuberoses linger…

August 15, 2016

A beautiful image of a Thai open-air market

Happy Asalha Bucha on this full moon day of the eighth Lunar month!

The Buddhist Lent has begun and for Budhhists it's the time to reflect on “setting into motion the wheel of dhamma” that is encapsulated in the four noble truths: the suffering (dukkha); suffering is ca...

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