Bathing elephant

Down at the elephant retirement home

I never thought an elephant would be so keen to check me out it would try to squash into a tiny bamboo shelter with me. But the day I visited Phuket Elephant Sanctuary that’s exactly what happened: one minute Dok Gaew was stomping around in the dust a few metres away, the next she was … Continue reading Down at the elephant retirement home

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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