Monthly Archives: September 2014

With Khun Mod and friends

From a recent day out with friends Khun Mod (the woman with the red hair) is the owner/manager of SP Palace, the building that Eid and I lived in for more than three years. During this time, she and Eid … Continue reading

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Eid’s first time in hospital

It’s been two weeks since Eid started a month-long course of radiotherapy, and two months since she was diagnosed with breast cancer, but this is the first time I’ve been able to write about it on FB. I’m really sorry … Continue reading

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Khanom Chan

Met Eid’s new friend again at one of our favourite coffee shops yesterday. Her name is Khanom Chan (a kind of Thai sweet).

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The past three evenings and this morning

More views from our room on the fifth floor of SP Palace.

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Picnic

Yesterday we decided to have lunch at our favorite spot on the CMU campus. It wasn’t typical picnic fare (we ate salt fish, boiled bamboo shoots, tamarind-based chilli paste, and red sticky rice, with a few bananas for dessert), but … Continue reading

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Pad Thai

When we were in her hometown a few weeks ago, Eid made some pad Thai sauce following her mother’s recipe. Since returning to Chiang Mai, I’ve been using it mostly as a dipping sauce with grilled or fried chicken, but … Continue reading

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Looking back

These photos of Eid and myself (along with my new profile photo) were taken in February 2008, shortly after I returned to Chiang Mai after five years in Kyoto. I thought I’d post them now because they mark the start … Continue reading

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