Tag Archive: Thailand

The return of old school minstrel

MINSTREL/BUSKER – This art form was the most common means of employment for entertainers before the advent of recording and personal electronics. Prior to that, a living human being had to produce any… Continue reading

Crab Claws

a popular delicacy in Thailand and elsewhere… what happened to the rest of the crab?

Designer Labels – The superficial and self-destructive emulation of the rich

“The middle class is fraught with doubts and insecurities. While a relationship between consumer products and social class may exist to some extent, any notion connecting consumer products to class status is of… Continue reading

Red Hot Chili Peppers

My favourite Food – The substances that give chili peppers their intensity when ingested or applied topically are capsaicin (8-methyl-N-vanillyl-6-nonenamide) and several related chemicals, collectively called capsaicinoids.[9][10] Capsaicin is the primary ingredient in… Continue reading

Bangkok pop

Amidst the hustle and bustle of a fast-growing Southeast Asian city, Bangkok is fast becoming a capital of POP culture – hello Kitties, Doramon, and icons are popular among the youthful – a… Continue reading