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Thailand and Football!

July 4, 2006

This was too good an opportunity to miss. A chance to blog about two of my favourite things…Thailand and Football. It seems that the problem of absenteeism has spread even to the Buddhist monks in Thailand even though they are not taking part in the world cup. According to this piece from the BBC the monks “have to be awake at 5am every morning to collect alms from the local community. Because of the six-hour time difference between Germany and Thailand, many matches do not start until the early hours of the morning, and since the World Cup began there have been reports of monks sleeping in, leaving local Buddhists waiting in vain with their morning offerings.”

Categories: Football, Thailand
  1. Paul Walter
    July 4, 2006 at 12:42 pm

    Perhaps you could rename this blog: “Bangkok and Balls”. 😉

    Sorry, couldn’t resist it.

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