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Up your nose

  We had our third round of COVID-19 tests today. We’re starting to feel like old pros. If you haven’t experienced this yet, I can say that a lot depends on the person doing the test. The PCR test, which … Continue reading

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Keeping busy

Like many people, we’ve had plenty of practice over the past few months with keeping ourselves entertained at home. The options in a hotel room are limited but somehow we manage to fill the days. I listen to my audio … Continue reading

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Welcome to the Hotel Grand Richmond

We are all just prisoners here, of our own device The government of Thailand has had a ban on incoming international passenger flights since April. The only exceptions other than emergency landings are for military planes and repatriation flights chartered … Continue reading

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Bangkok, at last (part two)

Toward the end of June, our moving plans started to get a lot more complicated. The direct flight I had booked on United was cancelled. The Cairo airport was closed until further notice.There were no future commercial flights scheduled from … Continue reading

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Bangkok, at last (part one)

We decided a while back that 2020 would be the year we’d leave Egypt. Andreas would take his retirement and I would find a new job that would take us somewhere new and different. Last fall I spent evenings and … Continue reading

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