Memoirs from the eyes of a student

Something different… a beautiful post written by one of my Thai English students – Weerada Wongputorn – in memory of my recent trip to Chiang Mai Thailand – a huge thank you so much Weerada, for such a lovely written expression.

These pictures of Weerada and myself (taken at the Love Language Academy in Samut Songkram, Maha Chai) also include some tourist trinkets that I purchased at the Long Necked Tribal Village (about an hour’s drive from Chiang Mai); and some angel wings painted on the wall at the hostel I stayed at.

Weerada writes:

“Today, I have talked with a petite blonde-haired lady who is from Australia. She is Teacher Jaya Khoobsurat. We had talked about various interesting things – for example, her recent trip to Chiang Mai; and her Singer challenges (about making music in general, relationships with the singers, and my new understanding of what the phrase ‘bedroom-eyes’ means ie. Jaya told me a funny story about a male singer who adores the female singers.)
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Solace Tasili – English / Urdu – ‘To Comfort’ – A Universal Song of Love

BRAND NEW SONG – Solace Tasili

Solace Tasili (‘to comfort) – A Universal Song of Love.
An original song
sung by Jaya Khoobsurat in English & Urdu.
Written & composed by four musicians and one translator,
this is a collaboration from four countries with over eight weeks
of work for the single track – a true labour of love & knowledge. 

LYRICS:   ENGLISH & URDU – Solace Tasili FINAL

In memory of Professor Stephen Hawking (1942-2018)
“One, remember to look up at the stars and not down at your feet. Two, never give up work. Work gives you meaning and purpose and life is empty without it. Three, if you are lucky enough to find love, remember it is there and don’t throw it away.”
— To Diane Sawyer/ABC News June 2010

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Muscat, Oman – a jewel in the crown of Gulf countries

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Such a wonderful visit two weeks back, to Muscat, Oman – a truly magnificent country, that is a green well-manicured oasis of abundance. I will go back there again, without a doubt – I just fell in love with the place!

Relax as you view the pictures… music to soothe the soul…

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Journey into the history of Al Ain – two magnificent Museums

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I went with a friend and we visited two places:

1. The Al Ain Museum.  Just, MAGNIFICIENT.

One of the best museums I’ve ever been so fortunate to walk into…  We explored for hours…. its a rich heritage, lovingly collated. The glass on the front of each of the displays was perfectly polished; and the Emirate lady at front reception, a caring guide/hostess.  And I was very happy to have spent such quality time poring over all the amazing array of treasures.

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