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Sawasdee from Thailand

Honey, I'm home! 
My wonderful summer in Australia ended all too soon
and before I knew it, I was back to pick up the pieces of my Thai life.

I knew I was back when life is full of 'oh my gosh, look at that' moments!

If there was one person who was none too impressed with wandering off into the sunset (or in this case trying to sneak out without him noticing!) it was the Crazy Poodle. He's normally a happy, easy going Cavoodle dog, with oodles of energy and a real zest for life.

He limped around wailing, off his food, the kids took him to the vets only to present me with a hefty bill and the comment the Vet thinks he's faking it!

Ohhh, Bless he is so hard to leave but the good news is that he is back to bouncing around, so who knows!

To distract myself I have thrown myself into a new course learning about Thai history and culture as a potential National Museum Guide. It has been full on, being two or three times a week, with pre-reading.

The course is either held at the National Museum, Bangkok or at Chulalongkorn University. We are at the University, I'm not AT university, but never the less, both venues give me a big boost! Both are beautiful Thai settings and I have really enjoyed getting back to some studies.

I have also found us somewhere new to live. We are moving into a condominium - Don't you just love this word? I have never lived in a Condo. Our new Landlady tells us we are going to be very happy in her apartment, which is a big call and I might just hold her to this as I have seen the huge plunger on the balcony and the first blocked toilet I'm onto her!

In the meantime we are staying in a gorgeous hotel and this is my garden... Isn't it gorgeous, I can't really say I am looking forward to moving out at all!

So fingers crossed for the happily ever after in the new place!

In between all this we have enjoyed some cooler weather in Bangkok to get out and about exploring - check out this carpet of flowers, the biggest in Asia! All individual petals, amazing!

Finally I have launched my new blog, I have been learning how to use Word Press and if you would like to take a sneak peak please do. It is a work in progress and explains why I felt it was important to move from Blogger but there is a lot more work to do before it is complete and I can make the full transition. If I ever do, haha.

In the meantime I will keep posting here, until everything is sorted. Let me know what you think! Has anyone else tried to make the move? Please let me know how you got on. I'm on a massive learning curve!

You can always contact me at:
or via Facebook:@Littlewanderingwren
Twitter: @LWWren
Instagram: @lwwren

Have a great weekend everyone!

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