What is a Mandala?

2019-11-13T11:46:02+00:00

A mandala is a spiritual or ritual geometric configuration of symbols or a map. In Buddhism and Hinduism, it represents the universe. The meaning of the word mandala in Sanskrit is "circle". Circles have very powerful significance in countless countries, religions and traditions. MANDALA circular design In "Jungian psychology", a mandala as a [...]

What is a Mandala?2019-11-13T11:46:02+00:00

“A Tasty Thai Treat Tucked Away on Fleet Street, Liverpool”

2019-10-22T11:15:38+01:00

I`m a committed "foodie" and particularly like Thai food. Here is my full, detailed review of a favourite Thai restaurant in Liverpool city-centre - Spice Thai...... "This was my 2nd visit to Spice Thai and I`m delighted to report that the quality of the food & the enjoyable dining experience has been maintained. HOW TO [...]

“A Tasty Thai Treat Tucked Away on Fleet Street, Liverpool”2019-10-22T11:15:38+01:00

Interesting Facts & Stats About Thailand You May Not Know

2019-08-20T13:02:58+01:00

Thailand is known for opulent royal palaces, ancient ruins, tropical beaches and ornate temples displaying glistening figures of Buddha. It is located in the centre of the Southeast Asian Indochinese Peninsula & is composed of 76 provinces. Officially known as "The Kingdom of Thailand", although it was formerly known as Siam. I first visited Thailand [...]

Interesting Facts & Stats About Thailand You May Not Know2019-08-20T13:02:58+01:00

The Atlanta Hotel & Restaurant, Bangkok, Thailand

2019-07-15T12:25:05+01:00

"It`s like stepping back in time." The historic Atlanta Hotel in downtown Bangkok, Thailand is untouched by the modern developments all around it. Walking into The Atlanta is like walking into another world, a long lost world. Most of what a guest sees and hears is old and classic - and authenticly Thai. Founded in [...]

The Atlanta Hotel & Restaurant, Bangkok, Thailand2019-07-15T12:25:05+01:00

9 Motivational Lifestyle Quotes from Buddha….

2019-07-12T08:32:15+01:00

Below are 9 inspirational, motivational lifestyle quotes from Buddha.... But first, here is a short introduction to Buddha and what Buddhism actually means.... Buddhism is the world's fourth-largest religion with over 520 million followers, or over 7% of the global population. Followers are known as Buddhists. Buddhism encompasses a variety of traditions, beliefs and spiritual [...]

9 Motivational Lifestyle Quotes from Buddha….2019-07-12T08:32:15+01:00

Celebrating 10 years of trading – “Open Day” at THE FAIR TRADE STORE in Southport

2019-08-01T09:35:09+01:00

I am celebrating trading as THE FAIR TRADE STORE in Southport for 10 years. To mark this birthday, I am holding an “Open Day” on Saturday 10th August 2019. It will be held at my bigger, smarter and lighter unit, which has proved to be a great success and I have been welcoming many visitors [...]

Celebrating 10 years of trading – “Open Day” at THE FAIR TRADE STORE in Southport2019-08-01T09:35:09+01:00

Summer Open Day at THE FAIR TRADE STORE in Southport, Merseyside

2018-07-16T09:56:37+01:00

I have been trading as THE FAIR TRADE STORE in Southport for over 9 years now. However, about a year ago I was forced to move from my original unit to make way for a new development. About 30 small & micro businesses were affected, as the landlord of Birkdale Trading Estate sold the land [...]

Summer Open Day at THE FAIR TRADE STORE in Southport, Merseyside2018-07-16T09:56:37+01:00

Chatuchak Weekend Market in Bangkok, Thailand – a Buying Trip: 10 Top Tips

2017-04-04T10:15:27+01:00

I visited on Sunday 26th February 2017 - my 3rd visit. THE MARKET... The Chatuchak ( or Jatujak, or even JJ ) Weekend Market in Bangkok is the largest market in Thailand and possibly in the whole of South East Asia. According to its official website it has more than 8,000 stalls (but some estimates [...]

Chatuchak Weekend Market in Bangkok, Thailand – a Buying Trip: 10 Top Tips2017-04-04T10:15:27+01:00

How to make Spicy Thai Seafood Salad (Yum Talay) – Recipe ideas…

2016-10-27T16:24:53+01:00

Every mouthful of this spicy seafood salad offers a taste-explosion of Thai flavours! Known as Yum Talay (or sometimes referred to as Yam Talay. Yam literally means "mix"). However, the taste of this spicy salad all hinges on the freshness of the ingredients used. Owing to its proximity to the sea and extensive coastlines, Thailand's [...]

How to make Spicy Thai Seafood Salad (Yum Talay) – Recipe ideas…2016-10-27T16:24:53+01:00

New Fair Trade Jewellery from Latin America

2016-10-27T16:24:53+01:00

We have recently taken delivery of a new range of Fair Trade jewellery from Latin America. Mainly earrings, but also some bracelets and pendants. This range has been sourced by a UK-based business called Tumi Jewellery who ensure all their products are Fairly Traded and bought directly from the skilled artisans who make them. That`s [...]

New Fair Trade Jewellery from Latin America2016-10-27T16:24:53+01:00