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Sumati Sivasiamphai

Former Guru Editor

Our Guru section former editor. She has writen numerous features the metro lifestyle section.

Sumati Sivasiamphai
29 May 2015

Thank you and goodbye!

Perhaps I would simply string together a bunch of random words, because who really cares? Tally juniper owns pumpkin sneaks froong-fring cats sneak milk, amirite?!

29 May 2015 1
Thank you and goodbye!
22 May 2015

Thoughts that Bangkokians have on any given day

1. Is today the "hottest day of the year" that they've been talking about? It sure feels like the sun is being extra vicious by b*tch-slapping my face and stabbing my skin.

22 May 2015
Thoughts that Bangkokians have on any given day
15 May 2015

Thais warned of 'franky wanger'

BANGKOK — As the city plunges into that annoying weather dalliance between soggy rain and blazing shine, officials are warning residents to beware of a change in tempers with the temperature.

15 May 2015
Thais warned of 'franky wanger'
15 May 2015

Poetry

Why is a South Korean publisher recalling copies of a book of poetry written by children?

15 May 2015
Poetry
8 May 2015

Theft

What reason did a 24-year-old man in Chaiyaphum province give for stealing telephone cables?

8 May 2015
8 May 2015

Dress up and dumb down for discounts

I know, I know, no one takes that statement seriously from me anymore as I can feel irritated if a pigeon flies too close to my head. But really, this time it's like someone fired off a round of stupidity bullets and I got hit straight in the heart, despite my attempts to dodge such dumbness.

8 May 2015 1
Dress up and dumb down for discounts
1 May 2015

To that one vehicle responsible for all the traffic:

Hey dude! Yes, you over there. How are you doing today? Actually wait, I don't want my tone to convey that I'm in any way trying to be friendly with you. In fact, I quite despise you and I'll be sure to shoot you an evil stare when we cross paths.

1 May 2015 1
To that one vehicle responsible for all the traffic:
1 May 2015

Prom

How did a Washington state high school senior ask a girl to prom?

1 May 2015
Prom
24 Apr 2015

Sweltering summer syndromes

You know it's hot outside when the only thought occupying your brain is how hot it is outside. No matter how many times the temperatures soar and make you feel like you're trapped in an inferno filled with lava, it never seems to get easier to tolerate. In honour of all the sweat stains taking over the city, here are some other effects that occur when the sweltering summer makes its unwanted presence known:  

24 Apr 2015
Sweltering summer syndromes
24 Apr 2015

Raid

What happened after Thai soldiers raided a terrorist conference in the southern province of Pattani?

24 Apr 2015
Raid