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My Chocolate Affair

Friday, 04 May 2012 Issue Vol. XX No. 18 By Hillary
Dear Hillary, A belated Valentine’s Day greeting to you.  I enjoy reading your weekly column.  I hope you enjoy the chocolates I sent you! Big D USA Dear Big D,…

Hair today, gone on Thursday

Friday, 04 May 2012 Issue Vol. XX No. 18 By Hillary
Dear Hillary, I wanted a hair cut so I went to my usual barbers the other day, to find it was closed.  This was something new to me, so I…

Spending time with the in-laws

Friday, 04 May 2012 Issue Vol. XX No. 18 By Hillary
Dear Hillary, I was told many years ago that you shouldn’t let your wife’s family come to stay with you, even just for a few days, as it always ends…

The new rules for the bar quiz

Friday, 27 April 2012 Issue Vol. XX No. 17 By Hillary
Dear Hillary, It is always amazing the way questions are couched on your page.  Rather Shy (April 6th) does seem a bit disadvantaged being shy while, as you suggest, he…

Cut and run?

Friday, 27 April 2012 Issue Vol. XX No. 17 By Hillary
Dear Hillary, I’m in a bit of a spot here, as it seems that my wife’s Thai family believes in ‘give and take’ with them doing all the taking, while…

Libelous perhaps?

Friday, 20 April 2012 Issue Vol. XX No. 16 By Hillary
Dear Hillary, It is amazing all the stories you get when living in a foreign country.  It is a debate “them or us”.  A foreigner stands no chance.  A Thai…

Genuine letters?

Friday, 20 April 2012 Issue Vol. XX No. 16 By Hillary
Dear Hillary, Since everyone uses emails these days, which are pretty anonymous, how do you know whether the letters you get are genuine?  I reckon some of them are using…

Bottling up a bottle problem

Friday, 20 April 2012 Issue Vol. XX No. 16 By Hillary
Dear Hillary, My husband appears to have a problem, which in turn gives me a problem.  He has a tendency to drink heavily at times and then can go into…

Origin of the “sniff-kiss”

Friday, 20 April 2012 Issue Vol. XX No. 16 By Hillary
Dear Hillary, I read and been told not to touch Thai girl on head because Thai think very rude.  What I wanting to know is how do you kiss Thai…

A warm and fuzzy chocolate problem

Friday, 20 April 2012 Issue Vol. XX No. 16 By Hillary
Dear Hillary, I have noticed that you do spend much of your weekly columns appealing to your worried clients to send you champagne and chocolates.  Do you think this is…

Married flings and single flings

Friday, 13 April 2012 Issue Vol. XX No. 15 By Hillary
Dear Hillary, I have two married guys in my condo block I have got to know pretty well.  Good guys, but at least once a week their chasing tail.  I…

The score: Bargirls 35, farangs 2

Friday, 13 April 2012 Issue Vol. XX No. 15 By Hillary
Dear Hillary, The usual hopeless cases again for 2012.  Are these the same ones still believing they have someone “different” from their 2011 bar girl disaster?  Is there no end…

Tea, muffins and rumpy pumpy

Friday, 13 April 2012 Issue Vol. XX No. 15 By Hillary
Dear Hillary, Last week you had this poor chap who didn’t like answering questions in a beer bar.  Who does he think he is?  If he wants tea and muffins…

ST explained

Friday, 13 April 2012 Issue Vol. XX No. 15 By Hillary
Dear Hillary, I’ve never been to Thailand before but I’m saving to come over next Xmas hols, and I’ve been reading up something ferocious and your newspaper tells me a…

Being right and wrong at the same time

Friday, 13 April 2012 Issue Vol. XX No. 15 By Hillary
Dear Hillary, While driving up a small street in the suburbs the other afternoon I saw at the last minute it had been blocked off.  I went to do a…
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