A look at some of those business sidelines destined for failure
You may well be a teacher who lives to stand in front of a whiteboard. You may be up half the night compiling lesson plans. But the world loves a teacher who is also something of an entrepreneurial optimist.
Every picture tells a story
To help with adjusting to life as a classroom teacher, here are 10 great memes to expose some classroom realities.
When one man's tropical paradise becomes everybody else's
I can vividly recall all the fuss and palaver that surrounded my first trip to Thailand all those years ago. My Aunt Jean – not the most traveled woman I'll admit – called me on the phone as I was packing a suitcase and reminded me to take a few bars of soap.
Have you got what it takes to be a teacher in Thailand?
Why should women's magazines have all the fun? Try our ten questions and find out if you're cut out to be a teacher in Thailand.
A playful look at this sometimes crazy industry
Have we come up with the ultimate A to Z of teaching TEFL in Thailand. I'm sure you could add a few more.
Do those who don't teach English in Thailand look down on those that do?
What do expats who work in Thailand but don't teach English think of us teachers? Are we ridiculed when out of earshot or do even the high-flyers afford us maximum respect. An invitation to a business networking evening and a chance to really find out.
Do you know your boy racers from the quiz masters?
For those of us still chancing our arm with the regular Bangkok taxis, here is my guide to the different types of taxi driver who you are sure to encounter at some stage
Encounters with the boys in brown
I have been part of a few police stops during my time and have heard several other stories of encounters with the Thai police. All of the following really did happen.
I got 99 problems and a plate ain't one
License plates. On the surface, not a terribly exciting topic. Thailand, however, is an onion and there are often twists and layers to the everyday mundane. License plates are one of those things. Unless you ask and probe a little you would probably never know.
Here's the full list
I guess they are just observations on life as a foreigner in Thailand. They've given some people a laugh and many folks seem to have identified with a few of them. It's all just a bit of fun.