Month: October 2021

The First Day of the Rest of…….

The First Day of the Rest of…….

October 31, 2021 By bangkok7

Well gents, tomorrow we turn the page. It’s not the last page…but it’s close. Soon, we’ll shut the book on this awful chapter in our lives, one of the worst in modern history. And we made it. We lost some people along the way, maybe lost income, lost some fave locales, lost opportunities. Worst of

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The Bleak Goes On, But Not For Long

October 24, 2021 By bangkok7

It’s a sad situation, wouldn’t you agree reader? It’s sad. So sad. Although it seems to be getting slightly less absurd. There’s hope on the horizon, thanks to Prayut and a push by the govt to jumpstart the Thai economy by reopening in a series of baby steps over the course of the next few

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The Bleak Goes On, But Not For Long
A Light at the End…?

A Light at the End…?

October 17, 2021 By bangkok7

Well mongers, the great Prayut has spoken. Sort of. News outlets reporting the whole spectrum—from “Thailand will reopen Nov 1” to “Thailand might reopen Nov 1.” And restaurants can serve beer starting Dec 1. Cue the Pavlovian salivating. Is it great news? No. But it’s better than bad news. Someone should think of a word

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Red Light Withdrawal: Gogo Backs and Girls on Laps

October 10, 2021 By bangkok7

Happy Sunday, reader. Happy “one more week of fun ban.” Happy languishing in the doldrums of an inane lockdown. I feel like we should have meetings, like they do in Alcoholics Anonymous. Someone owes me an anniversary chip for passing six months without darkening the door of a gogo bar. Not all the news is

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Red Light Withdrawal: Gogo Backs and Girls on Laps
From Red Light District to Cat Sanctuary: Patpong 2021

From Red Light District to Cat Sanctuary: Patpo...

October 3, 2021 By bangkok7

Well, it’s another Sunday in Purgatory, reader. Seriously, I’m beginning to think we all died in the first month of the scamdemic and we’ve been languishing in the mythical state of Limbo for the past year and a half. Or, maybe I’m in a coma and I’m having really, really weird dreams. Because I visited

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