I found this today while looking through some of my bits and pieces of writing from long ago. It’s about one of my favourite places–my Grandma’s house: I remember sitting on a stool in the sun-dappled warmth of my Grandma’s kitchen. As she kneaded bread I would peer at the deep purple and yellow pansies … More Grandma is Home
Nine Years in Bangkok: Lessons Learned was written from my heart. I had never imagined that it would impact people so personally, mirroring some of their deepest values, fears, and beliefs. … More The Mirror Effect
I was very impressed by this insightful review of my book. This feedback means a great deal to me and I want to share it with all of you. Book Review – Nine Years in Bangkok: Lessons Learned by Sharon Bazant I thoroughly have enjoyed reading this book. It deserves several readings as new things … More An Insightful Review
This past month has opened up an entirely new chapter in my life. What an unexpected gift! I am now of an age where most people’s chapters are mostly on observe, recycle and repeat. There’s no more teenage ecstasy or agony, no more stressful workdays, no more children to raise… One can just enjoy the … More A New Chapter
Today was a big day–the book launch for Nine Years in Bangkok: Lessons Learned. A team of readers promoted my book from all over the world–Australia, UK, Cambodia, Canada, USA, Mexico, Ecuador and more. It has been an exhilarating 24 hours and the greatest gift has been receiving all the accolades after days, months and (yes) … More Book Launch Day — A Great Review
About the Book Nine Years in Bangkok: Lessons Learned is an adventurous memoir of the author’s roller coaster life in Thailand. The book was originally written as a personal catharsis—an attempt to heal ‘Thailand wounds’. But, in re-visiting her experiences, the author realized that she wanted to share her ordeals and insights with a wider … More Hooray! Nine Years in Bangkok… is available now.
Nine Years in Bangkok tells the story of author Sharon Bazant and her family during the nine years they spent in Thailand. … More Out Now!
A brief list of author Sharan Bazant’s sensory memories of Thailand. … More Memories of Thailand
According to the dictionary, an expatriate is “a person residing in a country other than their native country”—a very simple get-to-the-heart-of-the-matter definition. However, in the real world, this expression is far more nuanced and Wikipedia goes on to explain: “In common usage, this term often refers to professionals, skilled workers, or artists taking positions outside … More The Expatriate Conundrum
What is a friend? One definition includes the phrases ‘having a close relationship, bond or attachment’ and another says ‘considering another’s well-being to be as valuable as your own.’ I’m a Taurus and true, lifelong friendships are important to me. I try to be honest in my relationships as I hope others will be honest … More Friendship