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Author Archive: Kay McMahon

A new hotel block, bungalows and ruins of a demolished house

Past, present and future

Pic of the Week – 25 September 2006 by Kay McMahon © 2006 All images are digitally watermarked – please don’t infringe copyright! Kay adds: “Construction and demolition seem to be an everyday feature of life in Thailand. The land for the hotel building in the background was cleared of other buildings eighteen months ago, […]

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British Expat Newsletter:
20 September 2006

Hello, and welcome to those who have joined up since our last newsletter. In this issue This week: Self-prescription Virtual Snacks Bizarre Searches Quotation and joke This week What do you do when you fall ill? Do you shrug it off and wait for it to run its course? Do you book the first available […]

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A Thai food hawker prepares rice cakes for a customer

Street food – Thai style

Pic of the Week – 11 September 2006 by Kay McMahon © 2006 All images are digitally watermarked – please don’t infringe copyright! Kay adds: “Street food is an everyday fact of life in Thailand – many Thai homes don’t even have a kitchen, or at best a rudimentary one. Many Thais snack during the […]

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British Expat Newsletter:
6 September 2006

Hello, and welcome to those who have joined up since our last newsletter. In this issue This week: Matchmaking Virtual Snacks Bizarre Searches Quotation and joke This week You may have heard of the Lisdoonvarna Matchmaking Festival. For over 150 years, single Irish men and women have headed to the village of Lisdoonvarna in Co. […]

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British Expat Newsletter:
30 August 2006

Hello, and welcome to those who have joined up since our last newsletter. In this issue This week: Advertising Virtual Snacks Bizarre Searches Quotation and joke This week One thing about living abroad is that we no longer get to see the UK’s telly adverts. (Actually, we don’t get to see many TV adverts at […]

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