I watched roller derby in Bangkok and it kind of blew my mind

When I was invited to Bangkok’s first ever international roller derby event I had no idea what to expect. I don’t pay much attention to sport. The growing roller derby scene had completely passed me by. I mentioned it to a couple of people. ‘Isn’t it really violent? People pushing each other over?’ was a … Continue reading I watched roller derby in Bangkok and it kind of blew my mind

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Pondering Pokémon in Bangkok

It’s 34 degrees Celsius and 60% humidity. I’m in Lumpini Park, Bangkok, bypassing the languid monitor lizards and shady groves in search of a concentration of Pokéstops set with lures. I’m seeking out gamers attending the city’s first ever Pokémon Go meetup. 3,000 RSVP’d yes on Facebook, the buzz on the discussion page running from … Continue reading Pondering Pokémon in Bangkok