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passing away

Now THIS man is a true leader!

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POSTCARD #226: New Delhi:
October 13 2016, at the end of that day, I came downstairs and Jiab looked up from her Thai friends fb page and said: the king is dead. Jiab has this minimalist way of communicating. I checked on the internet and got the necessary information and for the rest of the evening there was no discussion, silence, clink of cutlery on dinner plate.

Next morning a Thai friend came to see us and she was wearing black. All through the weekend I could hear Jiab’s fb videos of the mourning, I looked from time to time and people were distressed, in tears, the entire population wearing black now for one year, newsreaders on TV wear black, any unnecessary colour is avoided. Many Thais change their fb profile image to black and white for the duration of breavement.

I’ve seen it before when Galyani Vadhana, Princess…

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One response

  1. Genie

    I’m going to check this out, I’d never heard of the man before now.
    My criteria is always if the person supports Palestine.
    I admire your insights, so I will take a look and see what it is that this man did/said which moved you so.

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    October 17, 2016 at 9:47 PM

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