15 August 2015. TV = 1188.4 hours. AUA: reading/writing classes = 60 hours, advanced class = 1203 hours, total class time = 2201 hours; currently at reading/writing level 2.
OST from the 2013 ทองเนื้อเก้า (thong neua kao), which I’m currently rewatching:
The lakorn itself is far from typical, and well worth watching.
20 March 2015, TV = 1111.2 hours
AUA: advanced class = 1107 hours, total class time = 2045 hours
A semi-wasted morning and early afternoon as I realize that my prospective language partner isn’t going to work out. When we’d met by chance a few weeks ago he’d expressed both a desire to work on his English and a willingness to help me with my Thai. Now that we’ve finally gotten together continued…
7 March 2015, TV = 1096.5 hours
AUA: advanced class = 1082 hours, total class time = 2020 hours
Thai Research Division “B” once again came through with the goods continued…
2 February 2015, TV = 1066.0 hours
AUA: advanced class = 1069 hours, total class time = 2007 hours
2 January 2015, TV = 1033.0 hours
Music blared from the bus’ PA system almost the entire nine and a half hour bus ride back to Bangkok (this was Viriya Tours) — loud enough that I couldn’t ignore it, though thankfully not loud enough to be injurious. To me this is incomprehensible, given that most people have their own music on their phones; and though I did listen to music through my phone at times, what I inevitably ended up with was a mash-up between the bus’ music and my own.
On the other hand, at least it was almost all in Thai, and while I found some of it kind of ehh, there were some songs I quite liked, such as this anthemic piece:
28 November 2014, TV = 1024.4 hours
Maybe the one area where I have a clear preference for the 2012 over the 2001 version of แรงเงา (raeng ngao) is the soundtrack: continued…
26 October 2014, TV = 903.4 hours
So I was finally able to find a short clip from ภวังค์รัก (Concrete Clouds) that contains one of the music video sequences; though the movie is set in 1997, this scene has Mutt playing a tape that his ex-girlfriend Sai had made for him back in his college days — so could the song actually be from the 80s? continued…