Behind The Smile
~ the Story of Lek, a Bar Girl in Pattaya, Thailand ~
This section contains some background to Behind The Smile in the form of miscellaneous views or observations I
havemad sincebeing in Thailand in general.
Many readers like to know more than most books tell, so I have put these articles here for you.
by Owen Jones
- Being a Foreign Man in Thailand
There are many advantages to Being a Foreign Man in Thailand, but I suppose they vary according to your exact circumstances. Here are a few pointers though
- Why Do Successive British Governments Ruin Tourism in Britain
Why have successive British governments ruined tourism and why do the continue to ruin tourism in Britain? We make life hell for anyone wanting to come to the UK to spend a holiday and money....
- The Social Status of Foreigners in Thailand
This page is about the social status of foreigners in Thailand. I can only speak for white Caucasians, as I can only speak for myself, although social status is a very big thing in Thailand
- Most Men Would Still Be Living In Caves
Most Men Would Still Be Living In Caves if it was up to them according to my father and I think that he was right. The impetus for social progress is from women
- Our Village Monkey Died
Dta, wh called himself our village money died recently. He was the village coconut picker and had been for 35 years. Many of will miss Dta, our village monkey.
- Our Village Barber
Our Village Barber is a real card, but more importantly, he is also an excellent barber. I like to go to Our Village Barber for a haicut and a shave at the same time
- Thai Houses
Thai houses come in many styles, but most of the variety is on the outside. The roofs of Thai houses show the most variation. Some roof are very ornate ...
by +Owen Jones