Category Archives: Love

Better Dead Than Alive

Back in September of 2007 I was coming home from visiting Mint in Jomtien Beach. Our affair had lasted almost a year and showed no signs of losing steam. She had her place and I had mine. We rarely slept together. Mint said it was because I was in love with my ex-wife. I told […]

Never Can Say Good-Bye

Sam Royalle and I mourned the closing of Don Muang Airport. The International Terminal was the scene of so many hellos and good-byes. The new Bangkok Airport doesn’t offer a third of the venues for tearful departures and joyous arrivals. Myth has it that many girls timed one boyfriend’s farewell to coincide with another’s hello. […]

THE FAITHFULNESS OF LIES by Peter Nolan Smith

Several years ago my friend, Sam Royalle, suspected his girlfriend was seeing another man. “How do you know that?” Farangs don’t understand how hard it was for a Thai woman to be with a westerner. They don’t speak the same language. Their tastes in food, movies, music, and humor were complete opposites. No matter how […]

Banned From The World

When I was a young boy, my greatest desire was to travel the world. In the early 1970s I hitchhiked across the USA east to west and north to south. 1978 I arrived in London during the punk era After Viktor Malenski was murdered on West 24th Street, I escaped Reagan’s America to live in […]

Top 3 Mothers Day Songs

I’LL ALWAYS LOVE MY MOTHER – The Intruders MAMA TRIED – Merle Haggard DEAR MAMA – 2 Pac