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WATS (TEMPLES) ARE BECOMING DAY IN DAY OUT MORE COMMERCIALIZED

I’m not Thai, so what can I say?? Lots of “important” wats has been overcrowded with the stalls of merchants selling stuff to be used for merit-making, food for visitors and food to feed the fish in a khlong or … Continue reading

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WHY, WHY, WHY???

WHY are the Thai looking in disgust at me when I hug a street-cat or caress a stray-dog? It even happens that they, sitting next to me, turn-away. On the contrary they are used to stinking sewers, pissing-places of males … Continue reading

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‘Etiquette guide’ for Thai monks

27-4-2009: A Buddhist preacher in Thailand has announced plans for new guidelines aimed at curbing the flamboyant behaviour of gay and transgender monks. The “good manners” curriculum – the country’s first – is being introduced in the northern province of … Continue reading

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