Bound

My vision, sewn-- to rows of pristine emerald pools bordering white sands My ear's frequency, tuned-- to morning roosters cocking, stray dogs howling, cicadas humming My heartbeat, in unison-- to waves sighing, motorcycle engines whirring, yours wrapped around mine My fingers, yearning-- lustrous limestone a moist cave stitched to yours How could I relocate When my … Continue reading Bound

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Dreams Of Phuket

I've been waiting a long time for this moment. I've just woken up to finish the last of my packing, and I will be heading to the airport to return to Phuket soon. When I left in May, I felt that I had a lot of unfinished business in Phuket. I hated my job at … Continue reading Dreams Of Phuket

Aligned With My Intention

I've been back home from Phuket for a few weeks. I knew this post would be hard to write, so wanted to give myself adequate time to reflect and to commit to a path. Most of you know that I had knots of reluctance in my stomach, and hadn't the slightest desire to return back … Continue reading Aligned With My Intention

10 Reasons Why You Should Go To Phuket Right Meow!

Will Keep this short and sweet and my final thoughts on leaving for a different post. Enjoy 🙂 1. The people - Phuket has a wonderful mix of friendly locals and expats. I stayed in Chalong so had my friends that I taught with as well as others I met on Muay Thai Road that were … Continue reading 10 Reasons Why You Should Go To Phuket Right Meow!

Phuket Part 4– Sarasin Bridge Joy Ride

Today was my last day in Phuket. Over the last month I had discovered the joy of riding a motorcycle. The wind on my cheeks while going fast, the ease of handling, and also wriggling through traffic. I thought what better way to spend my last day in Phuket by taking a joy ride from … Continue reading Phuket Part 4– Sarasin Bridge Joy Ride

I Will Miss Phuket– My Decision

If it seems like my blog has taken a slightly depressed/emotional shift recently, it is because I have made an absolutely horrible decision. In the moment, it seemed like I was making the decision for the right reasons, and had I stayed it would've been for the wrong reasons, but now I see that I … Continue reading I Will Miss Phuket– My Decision

Phuket Part 3– The Big Buddha And Phrom Thep Cape

Yesterday was a pretty wonderful day. On the way to Kata beach the previous two times I had always seen the Big Buddha overlooking both Kata and Chalong, but never really knew how to get there. To my excitement I found it was accessible by Chalong, where I live now, so decided last weekend to … Continue reading Phuket Part 3– The Big Buddha And Phrom Thep Cape

Phuket Part 2- Kata Beach Bum

Last week was my first week of school which was nice, but certainly hectic. I'm teaching 3rd through 6th grade, and will admit that some of my students are a handful, but most are lovely and truly brighten my day. Its always nice to walk into a sea of smiling faces and hear Helllloooo Teacherrrr … Continue reading Phuket Part 2- Kata Beach Bum

Phuket Part 1

I've been in Phuket for the last couple of weeks. I will be here for at least 6 months teaching, so haven't been in a rush to do everything. Also finally got settled in in my new apartment, and have a motorcycle now, so have been able to start doing a little more. I start … Continue reading Phuket Part 1

Upwards and Onwards to Phuket

My month long job hunt is finally over. As you all know I really wanted to go to Japan. I was turned down after two seemingly promising interviews with a school in Kochi, Japan. I  also turned down a different recruiter in Tokyo because I didn't like the terms of the contract, and at the … Continue reading Upwards and Onwards to Phuket