Clare Patchimanon

Clare Patchimanon is the producer and host of an international current affairs programme on Thai television. She also works part-time for BBC Learning English. A former Australian resident, Clare has a post-graduate degree in Finance from the Australian National University and completed the Advanced Creative Writing short course at the University of Oxford in 2016.

The British Embassy Bangkok: a look back before moving on

Photograph of the frontage of the British Embassy Bangkok, March 2019 (Kridtidej Sawangcharoen). There is a far spreading tree in the foreground and the Embassy building is very impressive.

The British Embassy in Bangkok is truly one of the most spectacular properties overseas. It is a symbol of soft power from the Colonial era in the midst of the modern day quest for economic development. This is a last look at the (soon to be) old British Embassy Bangkok.