The news has been so gloomy in Thailand that I admit to have been scratching around in search of something remotely cheerful to write about.
Then I came across a picture of violinist Vanessa Mae in her colourful skiing outfit representing Thailand in the Winter Olympics, holding her arms up in delight as she crossed the finishing line in the women’s slalom. She looked as if she had just won a gold medal, but in fact she was celebrating coming last, or put a little less painfully, 67th.
Talk about positive thinking
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