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Self assisted sky diving

Friday, 13 September 2013 Issue Vol. XXI No. 37 By Hillary
Dear Hillary, About every week there’s a report in your paper about another foreigner falling off tall buildings in Pattaya.  Do the Thais fall off as well?  What is it…

More advice for cheated husbands

Friday, 13 September 2013 Issue Vol. XXI No. 37 By Hillary
Dear Hillary, (Following on to the chap who found his wife cheating after 10 years)  In farangland as I know it, it was mostly the wife who would hang on…

Bodyguard wanted

Friday, 13 September 2013 Issue Vol. XXI No. 37 By Hillary
Dear Hillary, This is a money problem, but you might not think it important, but I do.  I am coming over to Thailand for my holidays, and I don’t have…

The voice of experience

Friday, 06 September 2013 Issue Vol. XXI No. 36 By Hillary
Hi Hillary, Thanks for the compliment, even I have come to you for advice, it was 3 yrs. ago, you helped me get what I now know to be a…

Found! The ideal Thai woman

Friday, 06 September 2013 Issue Vol. XXI No. 36 By Hillary
Dear Hillary, I met a really great girl.  She may be ugly, fat, blind and deaf, but she owns a liquor store and has no kids. Camel Dear Camel, Yes,…

Timeless wonders

Friday, 06 September 2013 Issue Vol. XXI No. 36 By Hillary
Dear Hillary, I have a real problem, which I hope you can help me with.  Even if you can’t, then just by publishing this letter it may help, because the…

Public transport?

Friday, 06 September 2013 Issue Vol. XXI No. 36 By Hillary
Dear Hillary, Can nothing be done about the songthaew drivers?  For a tourist city they give the place a bad name with their stand-over tactics and demands for fares much…

Seven Year Itch, Thai style

Friday, 30 August 2013 Issue Vol. XXI No. 35 By Hillary
Dear Hillary, Last week you had another tale of woe from someone who found out that their Thai wife had been having an affair after 10 years.  That’s not so…

What is a “Farang”?

Friday, 30 August 2013 Issue Vol. XXI No. 35 By Hillary
Dear Hillary, Given the uncertainty about the origins, and the ambiguity about when or if its usage is derogatory, I wonder that you can’t find a suitable English word that…

Kazakhstan in summer?

Friday, 30 August 2013 Issue Vol. XXI No. 35 By Hillary
Dear Hillary, I hope you are well, and have lots of champagne in the fridge, and maybe some chockies as well.  I’m sorry I can’t deliver any goodies in person…

Some stay happily married

Friday, 30 August 2013 Issue Vol. XXI No. 35 By Hillary
Dear Hillary, Hooray for printing the letter showing that there are just as many good westerner-Thai marriages as the other way, but we aren’t so noisy about it.  You’re probably…

Xmas house guests

Friday, 30 August 2013 Issue Vol. XXI No. 35 By Hillary
Dear Hillary, We have some friends coming over from the UK at Xmas, and normally I’d be delighted to see them, as they are old and dear friends, but this…

A rude awakening

Friday, 23 August 2013 Issue Vol. XXI No. 34 By Hillary
Dear Hillary, After more than 10 years of marriage, and two school age children, my wife admitted she was having an affair with an educated man from Laos, who would…

How much money do I make?

Friday, 23 August 2013 Issue Vol. XXI No. 34 By Hillary
Dear Hillary, Can you help please?  Do all Thai people ask you the most personal questions?  Things like “How much money you make?  You married yet?  Why not?  You got…

Raise the hemlines!

Friday, 16 August 2013 Issue Vol. XXI No. 33 By Hillary
Dear Hillary, Are the Thai girl’s legs getting longer, or are the skirts getting shorter?  Every day I keep on seeing these gorgeous honeys with hems than barely cover their…

Amazing bargains in the bars!

Friday, 16 August 2013 Issue Vol. XXI No. 33 By Hillary
Dear Hillary, Are there really that many dipsticks out there that still think the ladies from the bar are honest and truthful, with “I lub you too mut” muttered in…

Recipe for disaster

Friday, 16 August 2013 Issue Vol. XXI No. 33 By Hillary
Dear Hillary, Over my years in LOS (33 now), there is nothing you can do to save a friend from a life changing event (with a bar girl).  Had one…

Readers Letters

Friday, 16 August 2013 Issue Vol. XXI No. 33 By Hillary
Dear Hillary, I see some of the answers for writers to you seem to end up in the Readers Letters section?  What is the reason for this?  Or don’t you…

Look what I found in my bed!

Friday, 09 August 2013 Issue Vol. XXI No. 32 By Hillary
Dear Hillary; My neighbor lady brought me a girl from up country to stay with me and ‘take care’ of me.  The girl was lovely but would not speak to…

Aussie lays it on the line

Friday, 09 August 2013 Issue Vol. XXI No. 32 By Hillary
Dear Hillary, You had a letter the other week wondering if all Thai girls told lies.  Yep, Hillary, you got it in one - not just Thai women, but blokes…