Still living the Simple Life in Thailand

Well over a year has passed and I am still based up in the North East of Thailand in Yasothon.   Life is pretty simple here and very laid back.  There is little stress and the most difficult decisions are what to eat every day.  In Thailand, that can be a tough decision as so [...]

By | July 25th, 2012|Latest|0 Comments

Arrived in Thailand

After 4 pretty miserable years in Ireland I have finally made it "home" to Thailand. But this is going to be a different experience to my last stint in Thailand as this time I wont be on the gravy train with a fancy Expat job! Instead, I will be watching every penny and working hard [...]

By | May 26th, 2011|Latest|0 Comments

Snow in Dalkey

In the 4 years back in Ireland since 2007 we actually had quite a bit of snow.   Of course, Nang was thrilled that there was so much snow and decided to make the most of it.   {youtube}RznNQLyi9tc{/youtube}

By | May 13th, 2011|Ireland|0 Comments

Irish expat in Thailand

After 4 years back in recession hit Ireland, I have decided to return to Thailand.  I am resurrecting my website and will be posting regular updates on how I settle into life back in the LOS (Land of Smiles).   Initially I will be based between Yasothon in the North East to Cha-am in the [...]

By | May 12th, 2011|Latest|0 Comments

Why the name Apple?

When I arrived in Thailand in 2001 I was very aware that most people used nicknames instead of real names.  Therefore, I made it a priority that I would get a good nickname as soon as possible. […]

By | May 11th, 2011|My Stories|0 Comments

D&G – Before & After

Since I came home to Ireland 4 years ago, this photo captures the two extremes perfectly! From the Celtic Tiger days of excess, spending and downright extravagance to the current days of negativity, depression and reluctant acceptance of our impending doom […]

By | May 3rd, 2011|Latest|0 Comments


Biggest economic crash since the 1920’s is on the horizon […]

By | October 12th, 2008|Latest|0 Comments

Thai political impasse

So what is going to happen next in Thailand? […]

By | September 12th, 2008|Latest|0 Comments

Global Woes

Is this the beginning of the end? […]

By | September 11th, 2008|Latest|0 Comments

September Update

The Thai political impasse has no obvious solution […]

By | August 4th, 2008|Latest|0 Comments