Thai Movie Series Hormones – With English Subtitles

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Contrary to Western-centric stereotyping, day-to-day life in Thailand is still largely conservative. Television programming is centered around game shows and predictable soap operas (Thai Lakorn), and sex education premised on abstinence over birth control. For these reasons, much like the Skins series did in the UK, Hormones has ruffled … [Read more...]

Pattaya Suicide & Thailand, Torn Between Two Worlds

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As I read about another foreigner "falling" from a Pattaya hotel balcony, I shake my head for the umpteenth time. A recent Thai TV news report put the suicide rate amongst foreigners living in Pattaya at an average of one per week; that's known suicides, as opposed to the "falls" that happen on a regular basis. Many believe the "falls" are … [Read more...]

Blood, Sweat and Takeaways In Thailand

While I have been back in the UK I have been watching a number of documentaries and programs about Thailand. Last night I came across a series aired some time ago called Blood, Sweat & Takeaways. The program takes a handful of British youngsters, all of whom love food, around the world to learn where and how their food is grown, harvested and … [Read more...]

Bangkok Girl Documentary – By Jordan Clark

After reaching out to the producer, Jordan Clark, I am pleased to be able to host an authorised copy of the Bangkok Girl Documentary right her on TTL. It makes for compelling viewing, and after reading the staggering amount of comments online, it seems the documentary caused controversy from all sides of the fence. It was produced in 2005, but … [Read more...]

Thailand Tourism And The Truth

A few folks from the UK emailed me about a documentary they had seen broadcast on the BBC called Thailand: Tourism And The Truth. At first I was like, Oh here we go, another representation of Thailand sensationalising random happenings to depict a distorted view of everyday life. Surprisingly though, this is actually a very good documentary, … [Read more...]