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Posts Tagged "thailand"

Saturday Night Live

Saturday Night Live

This sketch on the American satirical TV-show Saturday Night Live did not work for the Thai Culture Minister Sonthaya Khunploem. A few weeks ago the show was making fun of the Rosetta language software, and used the Thai sex industry. You can read the whole story here. Read the comments as well. The sex industry is a big problem any…

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The Stable in Bangkok

The Stable in Bangkok

Bangkok tip 28 January, 2013: The Stable I do love Thai food and it everyday when in Bangkok. But sometimes it is nice to break off with something else. I do like to get some Scandinavian food once in a while. Best option by far for a long time has been The Stable Lodge on Sukhumvit soi 8 I think….

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Child beggar racket busted

Child beggar racket busted

Bangkok Post runs a story about a child beggar racket. A Cambodian man had underage kids beg on the streets outside a shopping mall. Bad for sure. But it’s nothing new. Kids begging on the streets of Bangkok are everywhere. This guy did not pay of the cops enough probably. There are many gangs like the one mentioned in Bangkok…

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Eva, 97

Eva, 97

Yesterday journalist Jan Källman and I met Eva, 97 again. She moved to Thailand at the age of 96. The story about her life in Thailand has been published in Swedish tabloid Aftonbladet several times. Now at age of 97 she is ill and will move back to Sweden. A remarkable woman in many ways. Some pics from yesterday:

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Mixed

Mixed

Been a busy week again. But a lot of fun as well. However, the last 48 hours I have been feeling week and been coughing a bit. And of course last night I got fever and head ache as well The flu is here. Feel very weak at the moment, and I’m eating a lot of pills that I hope…

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Kolour Sundays

Kolour Sundays

Last Sunday it was time for the first Kolour Sundays Party for this year. I was there. I was tired after a long period working on some heavy projects documenting some interesting things. So Kolour Sundays was a good relaxing break. I posted a short video already, but here some pics also. You can see more on Flickr here.  

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Siam Center Re-opening

Siam Center Re-opening

Last night I was at the Grand VIP re-opening of Siam Center shopping mall in Bangkok Thailand. It was a great event. Here are some clips and pictures from that event.  

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Amana live at Medici Kitchen & Bar

Amana live at Medici Kitchen & Bar

Thursday night I took some pictures of jazz singer Amana Melome performing live at Medici Kitchen & Bar in the Muse Hotel in Bangkok, Thailand. Nice restaurant and great performance. Looking forward to see her performing again. Bangkok tip 3 January, 2013 – Five star hotels: When my friends are going to Bangkok for few days, I always them to…

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Amanda

Amanda

The picture of Amanda below I took back in 2008 in the northern province Bolgatanga of Ghana in West Africa. I was there with the Swedish NGO Star of Hope to take pictures and do stories about their work. They have done a great deal of work in different parts of Ghana. Mainly they support poor children on the countryside…

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Da Endorphine at Absolut Parc

Da Endorphine at Absolut Parc

Last night it was time to see Da Endorphine at Absolut Parc with some old and new friends. It was a nice dinner and it was good to meet some new people. Da Endorphine was fantastic as always.

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Joey Boy

Joey Boy

After a very nice Christmas dinner get together with good Swedish friends we were supposed to hit Absolut Parc for Christmas drink but it was full, so I went to see Joey Boy at Sangsom Moveabar. Great concert! I really like the set up at Moveabar. Good concerts, great cocktails based on Sangsom, tasty snacks, dedicated staff giving great service.

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Siam Street Fest

Siam Street Fest

Over the weekend the Siam Street Fest took place. It was great event with local and international performers . Well executed, the artists started on time and the organizers kept it clean and nice. Well done! I hope it returns next year!

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AFF Suzuki Cup

AFF Suzuki Cup

Tonight I went to the semi-final in AFF Suzuki Cup. It was the second leg. Second half goals from Teerasil Dangda and Theerathon Butmathan helped Thailand to a 2-0 victory (and 3-1 on aggregate) over 10-man Malaysia that sets up a two-legged AFF Suzuki Cup final meeting with Singapore. Some pictures:

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Absolut Vodka

Absolut Vodka

Saturday night it was time for the opening of the Absolut Parc 2012 outside the shopping mall Siam Paragon in central Bangkok, Thailand. It was also the introduction of the new Absolut Elyx vodka to the Thai market. Great party, great event. Some pics and a short video from the event. Thank you Absolut!  

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