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Dr. Iain Corness

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The waiting list

Long before personal computers, smart-phones and other digital devices were given to us, there was the Dictaphone.  This was really just a fancy name...

Breakfast with Automania

Where is the best breakfast in Pattaya?  In my opinion it is the Casa Pascal BBQ breakfast buffet (which actually goes right through to...

“If you’ve got a $10 head, wear a $10 helmet!”

The slogan “If you’ve got a $10 head, wear a $10 helmet!” was the advertising catch-cry of the Bell helmet company about 50 years...

A well-spoken, polite policeman

I went into a police road check the other night.  I had just come from dinner with the children and had one glass of...

F1 scrutineering – the ‘real’ situation

I asked a Formula 1 scrutineer just what was the procedure at race meetings.  The answer which I have placed here is very interesting. “Not...

Autotrivia Quiz

Last week I mentioned an item that was used in many cars, tanks, and planes, but was actually patented in the early 1900’s after...

Monaco this weekend

Whilst the Monaco race is one of the oldest races in the world, it has become more and more of an anachronism, with the...

Growing old – the end game

Many seniors will tell you just how dreadful old age really is.  However, even if you don’t like getting older, with all the attendant...

Avani ‘uncorks’ some NZ and French wines

AVANI Pattaya invited some of Pattaya’s wine buffs for a Wine Tasting Evening: Saturday 12 May 2018. Five wines were experienced with three French and...

Brabham name resurrected

Jack may have passed on, but his memory is still fresh.  Just months after the end of Australian car manufacturing, Australia says it is...

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