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Nick Fardell

Q1. Where did you move to and when?

We moved to Seoul in South Korea in Feb. 2005

Q2. How long did you work in Thailand?

About 3 months

Q3. What was your main reason for moving?

Ran out of money and couldn't survive in Thailand as we was voluntary teaching.

Q4. What are the advantages of working where you are now compared to Thailand?

We had an income, that was it. We loved (and still do Thailand).

Q5. What do you miss about life in Thailand?

The warmness and friendliness of people, my friend the monk "Nutterwood" in Pai, , driving my moped to school, the kids, the school, the food, the country, learning the language, Eid the teacher and other warm people i met along the way..... in other words absolutely everything!

Q6. Would you advise a new teacher to seek work in Thailand or where you are now?

Do voluntary work in the poor areas in the mountains. They will survive better with English, and they have hearts of gold. I loved every single one of them. They touched my heart.

Q7. Any plans to return to Thailand one day?


Q8. Anything else you'd like to add?

I wish i could afford to live in Thailand. My professional study loan repayments keep me in England. If not for them, i'd be there in a flash now.

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