Hi all. I apologize for the breakdown in communication last week, I do hope that @CDominiqueG is okay. I don’t want to put any pressure on anyone else so I am just going to call an official hiatus for #Storycraft until my move from Sydney to Bangkok is complete. On September 4th I will host … Continue reading Next #Storycraft Chat: Sep 4th at new time
It’s 5pm on Saturday, in Bangkok and we are in the hotel recovering from our morning at the amazing Chatuchak Talaat (Weekend Market,) before we are picked up to go for dinner on the River tonight. Superman has declared that now that the home-hunt is over, we are tourists and we should act like it, … Continue reading Bet they don’t make your chai like this at Starbucks!
Can’t really think at the moment – too exhausted but I can say that after three days, 16 properties (in which we saw between 2 and 5 suites each,) and revisiting 4 properties, some of them twice and with multiple suites, we have finally decided on one. In the end we were vacillating between two … Continue reading We’ve found a home in Bangkok!
So. We’re here. We arrived at around midnight local time, which meant 3a.m. back in Oz, which meant that I was paying so little attention as we checked in that, this afternoon, I attempted to get into the wrong room and had to go to reception to ask what our room number was (embarrassing anecdote … Continue reading Tackling Apprehension in Bangkok
It’s 11pm on the night before we leave for our home hunt and orientation trip to Bangkok and I wanted to document, for any other expat wives going through the same thing, that I’m suffering an apprehension which I did not feel when we went to Japan. I imagine it’s something like getting cold feet … Continue reading Pre-Home Hunt Apprehension
Hello #StoryCrafters! As many of you will be aware, I will be spending the next week in Bangkok, looking for somewhere for my husband and I to live for the next couple of years. I haven’t yet come up with a solution to the whole time zone issue after we move, but for the next … Continue reading Re: #StoryCraft for next two weeks…
We knew it would start close to Superman’s project launch and, sure enough, during the very week of the launch the emails have come in. Relocation consultants touching base, cultural training consultants doing the same and all asking when we plan to go over for our house hunting trip (as though we know.) It has … Continue reading Countdown to Bangkok has begun.
Superman and I have signed up for our next adventure! Sometime around August next year, give or take a few weeks for the Australian project to wrap up, we will be moving to: Bangkok, for short. Where living in Japan was a lifelong dream come true, Thailand will be a true adventure, because I know … Continue reading Next Stop Bangkok!