October, 2019

Beer Uncle @ Paseo shopping mall

Beer Uncle @ Paseo shopping mall

I think I’ve managed to find possibly the only bar in a shopping center in Thailand. Beer Uncle, located at Paseo Shopping Mall on Ramkhamhaeng Road, is a quaint spot with a couple of fridges full of craft beers which, it has to be said, ain’t the cheapest. But if you want to drink quality beers while the wife is looking at shoes and handbags, will you really be arguing about price? Husband daycare ain’t free, folks! Last Friday night after doing the shopping at Villa Market, I dragged the wife in there for a few and left 6 or…

Tech tedbits

Tech tedbits

Here are a few things I’ve struggled with this week. Javascript addEventListener I tried to implement a simple accordion using some code I found at w3schools but couldn’t get it to work (within WordPress) I had to resort to using jQuery and finally got the desired result using the following code:

I suspect the issue was either a JS conflict OR the DOM not loading fully when trying to add the EventListener. Note the above script needs to be at the end of the file, after the HTML for the button and panel. HTML table line-height This is something…

Surprise and Spoil

Surprise and Spoil

A surprise party .. yes they still exist Before we headed to Pattaya for the main event, we stopped off in Ban Chang to surprise a mate for his 60th birthday. It’s getting harder and harder to do these days, with instant messaging and all. I think we pulled it off as he seemed genuinely surprised. But then while he was probably expecting a quiet night in, he had to rush around and get music, drinks and seats sorted pronto. It was a fun Friday night. The beers were chilled to exactly the correct temperature, no mean feat given the…