Muay Thai in Bangkok

Muay Thai in Bangkok

Muay Thai, or Thai Kickboxing, is a national obsession.  All boys learn the art of Muay Thai at school and, like “western” boxing, it can be an escape from poverty into fame a riches for the very best.

The “armchair traveller” can easily watch bouts on Youtube and read all about the history and techniques of this martial art but, unless you have been there and experienced it you don’t hear the sounds or smell the smells. Continue reading “Muay Thai in Bangkok”

Travel Photography

Travel Photography

One of my passions is photography and, within that broad subject, my favourite aspect is street photography.  For me this means capturing images of people going about their lives.  Some of these images are candid, taken without the knowledge of the subject.  Others are of people that you have interacted with, perhaps bought something from in a market.  These images are less natural as they are posed, but no less effective or interesting if the image shows them in their normal surroundings. Continue reading “Travel Photography”