The Week That Was #2019-06

The Phuket Old Town Festival starts today so I am in a hurry to finish my blogging for the day and get out and enjoy the crowds and the food…

The Phuket Old Town Festival for 2019 runs from February 10 until February 12.
The Phuket Old Town Festival for 2019 runs from February 10 until February 12.

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The Week That Was #2019-04

Finally, we seem to be past the huge number of holidays and other activities that served as disruptions in the school schedule, starting in early December with Thai National Day and Constitution Day, continuing through Christmas and New Year’s celebrations, Mid-Term exams, and culminating with Thai Children’s Day and National Teacher’s Day nearly two weeks ago. I believe last week was the first in more than a month and a half where I worked a full week. My students were quite attentive and productive during most of the week so I rewarded both high school classes with a rare “Games Day” on Friday which was as much fun for their teacher as for them. It was a very long week, indeed.

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Phuket Postcard Options

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I’ve been writing about my incoming postcards on the “Please, Mr. Postman!” blog for more than a month now but I haven’t mentioned anything about those I’ve been using for outgoing mail from my home here in Phuket, Thailand.

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Phuket Town’s Sunday Walking Street

Phuket Town's 'Lard Yai' -- Sunday evening walking street marketLast night, I made a beeline from my last class at ECC to attend the inaugural Sunday walking street market   Sponsored by the Phuket Old Town Community (POTC), this will take place every Sunday from 16:00 until 22:00 along Th. Thalang and Soi Rommannee in an effort to boost civic pride and the local economy.

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