|Birthday:||July 13th 1976|
|Education:||Bachelors degree, School of life|
|Location:||Thailand, Samut Prakarn|
|Height:||7' 0" (213 cm)|
|Tattoo Info:||? |
|Piercing Info:||have artfully managed to avoid being pierced by stray bullets so far|
|People/Heroes:||ghandi, michael palin, germaine greer, my mother (:|
|Authors:||henry miller, charles bukowski, roddy doyle, bohumil hrabal, celine, burroughs, sartre, kundera|
|Songs:||somewheeeere over the rainbooooooow|
|Movies:||withnail & I, leon, scary movies|
|Actors:||teaching is an acting job|
|Games:||ringing doorbells and running away, waterpistol fights|
|Colors:||rainbows are nice|
|Food:||mmm. i'm hungry.|
|Drink:||if it ain't alcoholic it ain't worth bothering with.|
|Quotes:||can i have your telephone number, I've lost mine.|
|Position:||i wonder what they mean by this question.
is it supposed to be philosophical?|
crap hospitals, good hospitals, soon holidays|
when i don't write for a while i suppose it means that life isn't very interesting. so for that reason i won't bore you with details of my fairly uninteresting present existence.
but i do want to say that i went down to my local hospital last week, a good hospital, much more efficient that the old one, and had a few tests done for a second opinion on this whole endometriosis thing. and guess what i was told? apparently there is nothing wrong with me, and wochera prakarn hospital misdiagnosed it, and it was probably just an infection or something.
of course this made me absolutely...
new classes and child killers
So, a new teaching job. no complaints so far.
The big news here at the moment is John Mark Carr, the 'beauty queen killer', who was arrested in his apartment in sathorn (down the road from mine) on wednesday. He was teaching grade 1 at my school for a couple of months from april, but was fired because he scared the kids.
So today the school's been crawling with reporters, whom we're not allowed to talk to. The school, and the Ministry of Education, are trying to cover up the fact that he worked in Thailand, for fear of implying they don't do proper background checks, or that Thai schools...
by the way, you'll find some new photos up if you click here, and some more here, and a few more here, too...
So, i passed the second interview with the board-of-director-fuddy-duddies, and am now a god-fearing, soon-to-be-skirt-wearing, employee of the Bangkok Christian College. Yes, it's the new me. Nobody need know that I'm actually an atheist lesbian with a fried egg tattooed on my leg. That can be our little secret.
On Wednesday I go in to the new school to observe the classes I'll be taking over, and then I start work officially next Tuesday.
Since the only real way to find a place to live in this country is to go door-to-door, I spent Saturday wandering around Sathorn, walking into any...