Friday, 24 January 2014
I walked out of Heathrow airport just wanting my bedroom after a teary good-bye with my family in Bangkok and a delayed flight. Seven in the morning, I walked up to the first cab, not even thinking that it was a black one. Which means metered fare.
I tried not to watch the meter as it creeped past a hundred pounds, and just capture the sunrise instead. By the time I got to my flat in Hackney, I paid and rushed inside. Then that sinking feeling about ten minutes later realising I'd left my brand new iphone on the seat of the cab.
After two days of stressing, the taxi driver got in contact with me and returned it for a small price. Not the best welcome home, but hopefully a lesson to be more careful and a reminder that there are lovely people out there...
Some of my favourite Insatgram pictures from Thailand...
1. Bangkok carpark faces
2. Thailand got them camo leaves tho
3. Fruit and alcohol // Heaven
4. Surprise birthday dinner
5. Painting my sister's nails
6. Swing by the sea // Koh Panghan
The end part of Thailand... Drinks on the beach in Koh Samui. When Earth, Wind and Fire's "September" came on, my mum and I sung it like idiots. Waving our bowls of lychee martinis around, I'll smile every time the song plays. My sister lit a lantern across the sky.
Then we boarded the ferry the next day for one last night in Bangkok.
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