Old friends in a new place

Our first house guest finally came to stay — an old friend from Trinidad whom I have known since I was in diapers. Now living in London, Katie flew to Koh Samui for two weeks for some much anticipated rest, recuperation and retail therapy, and I was more than happy to play host. Having a…

At home in Koh Samui

So here we are, in our new home in Koh Samui, Thailand. It’s a nice little house in a compound of about 10 houses, and it is blissfully quiet, but in walking distance to all the action. Because Koh Samui is such a popular tourist destination, there are loads of houses for rent and they…