Month: March 2012

  • Birth Day Choices, Bangkok, 1982
    Birth Day Choices, Bangkok, 1982

    Photo: The first BABIES (now Bumps & Babies) meeting. What was it like giving birth to a baby in Bangkok 30 years ago? Mel Habanananda, BAMBI Patron and founder, and midwife by profession, tells us about those days with a smile. By Mel Habanananda Thirty years ago Bangkok was congested, polluted, messy, noisy – well […]

  • Life in Bangkok, 1982
    Life in Bangkok, 1982

    Nineteen eighty-two. Or – Thai-style – 2526. The year BAMBI was born. Cast your mind back – can you recall 1982? What were you doing then? What was making headline news? By Ann Patrick / Photo by Renate Schediwy via Wikimedia Commons The world in 1982 Amongst events too numerous to detail here, Wikipedia reliably […]

  • And So BAMBI Was ‘Born’
    And So BAMBI Was ‘Born’

    On the 30th anniversary of BAMBI, Founder and Patron Mel reflects back on its beginnings. By Mel Habanananda, BAMBI Patron (and the big ‘mum’ behind BAMBI) (Cover photo is of the first BAMBI meeting with all eight founder members, 1982; Mel in the middle of back row wearing a brown dress) Happy 30th Birthday BAMBI! […]