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Cheese in the hardware shop

Friday, 07 December 2012 Issue Vol. XX No. 49 By Hillary
  Dear Hillary, Some of your sorry letter writers seem to think all women are the same.  All women are not the same.  Thai women are not the same as…

Karaoke obsession

Friday, 30 November 2012 Issue Vol. XX No. 48 By Hillary
Dear Hillary, What is the attraction of karaoke bars for Thai people?  My Thai GF and her friends all end up in one of these places after work and they…

Learning the lingo!

Friday, 30 November 2012 Issue Vol. XX No. 48 By Hillary
Dear Hillary, I have been transferred to Thailand by my company for the next two years.  I am a native English speaker, and so far I find the Thai language…

Timely advice

Friday, 30 November 2012 Issue Vol. XX No. 48 By Hillary
Dear Hillary, What is it with Thai people and time keeping?  My GF is never on time.  30 minutes to an hour is about the usual for her.  I even…

Why westerners fall in love with Thai women

Friday, 30 November 2012 Issue Vol. XX No. 48 By Hillary
Dear Hillary, You get lots of letters questioning why western men fall in love with Thai girls.  Many factors, including: Thai women have a great sense of responsibility to family.…

Red light runner

Friday, 23 November 2012 Issue Vol. XX No. 47 By Hillary
Dear Hillary, As you know there are many foreigners who have a Thai motorcycle license, but we don’t come within a whisker of becoming as competent as a Thai motorcyclist.…

Where did the money go?

Friday, 23 November 2012 Issue Vol. XX No. 47 By Hillary
Dear Hillary, I apologize for my unprofessional English.  Is it possible that a letter from Germany are not arriving the receiver or right target?  I have meet a nice Thai…

Cat and Coffee sessions

Friday, 23 November 2012 Issue Vol. XX No. 47 By Hillary
Dear Hillary, I am a bored ex-pat wife.  My husband’s contract is for three years and I do not wish to get involved in small town politics.  But I do…

Serious designs

Friday, 16 November 2012 Issue Vol. XX No. 46 By Hillary
Dear Hillary, Is the girl serious?  I have been to Pattaya three times and I have been with the same girl every time.  I am 36 and she is 27…

The Eagle has landed - but where?

Friday, 16 November 2012 Issue Vol. XX No. 46 By Hillary
Dear Hillary, Why does Thailand censor the watching of wildlife on the internet?  I wanted to watch an eagle catch its prey on a video clip and Thailand wouldn’t allow…

Found under clutter

Friday, 16 November 2012 Issue Vol. XX No. 46 By Hillary
Dear Hillary, Please save me from the choppy swirling seas of desire.  Either that or throw me a life jacket so I can enjoy the ride.  You see, I think…

Send a Spellcheck for Xmas!

Friday, 09 November 2012 Issue Vol. XX No. 45 By Hillary
Dear Hillary, I have been visiting Pattaya regulary (sic) for the past 12 years and love the place.  Regretably (sic) the many financial crisises (sic) have deleted my funds and…

How high can we go?

Friday, 09 November 2012 Issue Vol. XX No. 45 By Hillary
Dear Hillary, No problems at this end, just an observation.  The cost of living in Thailand has been going up alarmingly.  Compared to when I was in Thailand 12 months…

Hillary Introductions

Friday, 09 November 2012 Issue Vol. XX No. 45 By Hillary
Dear Hillary, With all these guys writing in to say they’ve been cheated, why don’t you open an introductions business.  You’ve got ready made customers, and you would know where…

Half-sized robbers?

Friday, 09 November 2012 Issue Vol. XX No. 45 By Hillary
Dear Hillary, Don’t you get tired of all these men who write in complaining that they have been ripped off, jilted, robbed and bankrupted by women half their size and…

Wanting to get out of The Academy

Friday, 02 November 2012 Issue Vol. XX No. 44 By Hillary
Dear Hillary, The Academy show is over even though True repeats the programs every day for weeks.  My Thai wife eagerly showed me that horrible and inane Academy showing a…

Chauvinism’s not dead yet

Friday, 02 November 2012 Issue Vol. XX No. 44 By Hillary
Dear Hillary, I need a little help here.  I was raised that a woman’s place is in the home.  She is the homemaker, cleans, cooks, washes and all that sort…

Wants a take-home pack - the waitress

Friday, 02 November 2012 Issue Vol. XX No. 44 By Hillary
Dear Hillary, There is a waitress in the Dusit Resort that I cannot get out of my mind.  She is so petite and sweet natured, and I have never seen…

A hair suit (hirsute) problem

Friday, 02 November 2012 Issue Vol. XX No. 44 By Hillary
Dear Hillary, I have a very embarrassing problem with body hair.  It is thick and curly and all over my body.  I never take my shirt off as people think…

Cheated by a friend

Friday, 26 October 2012 Issue Vol. XX No. 43 By Hillary
Dear Hillary, I am so disappointed, angry and revenge thirsty!  When I on my vacation suddenly had the opportunity to move to Thailand, I had to quickly find a home.…