Reasons to love Bangkok #20: Green fingers

I’m gently tying some twine around a hook on my hanging orchid plant, taking in the fiery orange glow of its petals and telling myself: this one must surely make it. After all, it clearly loves the Thai climate, it grew here, all it needs is bark and humidity to grow, there’s no soil to … Continue reading Reasons to love Bangkok #20: Green fingers

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Reasons to love Bangkok #19: Street art

Sometimes it’s hard to make sense of the shape of Bangkok. It’s like a giant took a jumbled box of lego – some of it a few decades old, some of it shiny and new – thought about arranging it methodically but then just squashed it all together with joyful abandon. Crumbling, exhaust stained shophouses … Continue reading Reasons to love Bangkok #19: Street art