Jon Boagey and Sukanjana Chuaiprasit met
in 1989 while working in the Lao refugee camps of north-east
Thailand. They got married, had children and eventually returned
to England in 1995. Thai-uk.org started in 2000 after a general
frustration with British stereotypes of Thailand and Thai people
and a desire to bring up our three children so that they valued
their Thai heritage in the face of the dominant UK culture.
We also launched a bookshop selling Thai
children's books because it isn't easy to find them outside
Thailand. Follow the link at the top of the page to go to the
Thai-uk is a voluntary effort which we
try to fit in around everything else that's going on in our
lives. If the site isn't always up-to-date, please bear with us
- we're getting round to it!
Lots of people write to us with their
comments and requests - please get in touch and let us know what