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About 2bagsandapack

Lifetime journalist, author, magazine editor and publisher, now semi-retired and traveling the world. My plan, after living in Costa Rica for 14 months, was to visit a new country in southern Europe every three months to experience the culture and the challenge of adapting to a new environment, while on a fixed income. That plan was sidetracked when I was offered a job in Indonesia, providing an opportunity to explore Asia. Indonesia lasted for a 4 wonderful years but I have now moved on to Hua Hin, Thailand.

Feeding the fish on a 4-year-old’s birthday

There I was, minding my own business, no literally, working on my news feed for the day for huahinexpatnews.com. Four motorcycles showed up at my front gate, loaded with 13 people, one being my friend Non, who was off work … Continue reading

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A year later – Back to Black

It was about a year ago that Thailand’s beloved king of 70 years died. King Bhumibol’s cremation and funeral ceremony will be held Oct. 26, and once again, everyone is wearing black. We did this for a month after his … Continue reading

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The Hua Hin Food Festival

It’s amazing sometimes what I will go through just to get a few pictures for a blog entry. Last night was an example of the extreme. I’ve been helping promote the Hua Hin Food Festival for weeks on my Hua … Continue reading

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