Travellers: A performance by Aria Moore, Ampinee Suwunsawet & Natasha Devaliahttps://youtu.be/_BIohyppBAw “Ah, not the early evening dawn has faded away. The half-covered star was rising high. Isn't it time for a good person? It's time for the good person To go home from the field. Go home. Oh, you my servants, my faithful brothers, You … Continue reading Travellers
Part 1 The Shake Up I was on the phone with my husband when the earthquake hit. “There’s a….” were his last words, before he dropped the phone and rushed into the stairway. People screamed. Hundreds descended towards the ground. Maher followed, barefoot, in the dark, he slid his hand along the banister for guidance. … Continue reading My Warrior
This morning Maher noticed something dangling off a roof right next to our bedroom. A snake had shed it's skin last night. The kids were intrigued. Until they looked at it closely, they thought it was plastic. And then...it wound up in the play-doh. Trust in Me,The Jungle Book
Both IV lines are just off. Down to oral meds- morale in the room is up!
The emergency room doctor last night wanted to rule out appendicitis - seriously there are some crazy twin stories out there, this one would have been too much for me. Not sure if we can get out today, the paediatrician can't pinpoint the issue, and it was quite the painful bacterial, gastro issue. Leila and … Continue reading Today at the Bangkok Samui
Last year we celebrated the bond between brothers and sisters in our first Raksha Bandan. Leila tied a rakhee (usually an ornate string that symbolizes a bond of protection), around Rahul's right wrist. Leila had to have one as well - that bit is what made it Raksha Bandan - Our Version. They hugged and … Continue reading Raksha Bandan this Year
We stopped at the Buddhist Temple of Dawn (Wat Arun), one of the most beautiful temples I've seen, on our long- boat ride along the Chao Phraya river in Bangkok. We climbed the steep stone steps all the way to the top level. Standing next to magnificent intricate carvings - it was the traditional Thai … Continue reading To the Temple of Dawn by Long Boat
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