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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…

Life partner with a working girl?

Friday, 09 August 2013 Issue Vol. XXI No. 32 By Hillary
Dear Hillary, Thai girls are wonderful, especially the working bar girls!  They are a delight to be with, laugh easily, treat you as if you are special.  Of course, it…

The Flesh Trade?

Friday, 09 August 2013 Issue Vol. XXI No. 32 By Hillary
Dear Hillary, How is the chocolates and champers appeal going?  Anyone ever drop the loot off?  I have been tempted, just so that I can see you in the flesh,…

Advice with the entry stamp

Friday, 02 August 2013 Issue Vol. XXI No. 31 By Hillary
Dear Hillary, A propos the legions of farang who get themselves into so much trouble with bar girls, I have an idea, but you (you dear old sage, you) must…

Another first timer

Friday, 02 August 2013 Issue Vol. XXI No. 31 By Hillary
Dear Hillary, A friend of mine from the UK has come over here and has fallen in love with the first girl he met.  It may be love at first…

What percentage are liars?

Friday, 02 August 2013 Issue Vol. XXI No. 31 By Hillary
Dear Hillary, You have had a run of letters recently where the unsuspecting foreigners find out that their wives are having affairs, and then realize that they have been lied…

Where to eat

Friday, 02 August 2013 Issue Vol. XXI No. 31 By Hillary
Dear Hillary, We are coming over your way again, after five years away from Thailand.  We have kept up to date of the happenings in Pattaya by reading the Pattaya…

Condo problems

Friday, 26 July 2013 Issue Vol. XXI No. 30 By Hillary
Dear Hillary, Thanks for highlighting my plight Hillary; I’m now back in the UK.  I can’t afford to live in Thailand legally (there are underhand ways of acquiring a retirement…

Look out for the moving lips

Friday, 26 July 2013 Issue Vol. XXI No. 30 By Hillary
Dear Hillary, I read somewhere that the way you can tell if a Thai girl is lying is that you will see her lips are moving.  That’s a real put-down…

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Friday, 26 July 2013 Issue Vol. XXI No. 30 By Hillary
Dear Hillary, This is a serious question.  Why are all Thai women addicted to sales?  My Thai GF cannot walk past a shop which has a “sale” sign without going…

Everything is dandy

Friday, 26 July 2013 Issue Vol. XXI No. 30 By Hillary
Dear Hillary, There are so many lovely girls in Thailand, how come all the people who write in to you seem to have picked a dud?  Are all Thai girls…

Is cheating an Olympic sport?

Friday, 19 July 2013 Issue Vol. XXI No. 29 By Hillary
Dear Hillary, I do feel very sorry for your friend, George.  I’m in a similar situation too.  I was shocked when I discovered that my girlfriend, who I thought was…

The first wedding on the moon

Friday, 19 July 2013 Issue Vol. XXI No. 29 By Hillary
Hi Hillary, Re “Taking Out Insurance” a couple of weeks ago.  This is a good story and quite entertaining if it wasn’t so real for many foreigners. I myself was…

Fools and jackasses

Friday, 19 July 2013 Issue Vol. XXI No. 29 By Hillary
Dear Hillary, I never realized I was smart until I came to Thailand two years ago.  I have always used my common senses in Thailand and I never had any…

Farang Finder service

Friday, 12 July 2013 Issue Vol. XXI No. 28 By Hillary
Dear Hillary, A lady friend of my wife has asked her to find her a “farang” as she considers that is as good as winning the lottery.  She said she…

Cheating again

Friday, 12 July 2013 Issue Vol. XXI No. 28 By Hillary
Dear Hillary, I found out that my wife has been cheating on me.  This was a great shock, as I thought everything was OK in the household.  We were not…

Another bar girl bites the dust

Friday, 12 July 2013 Issue Vol. XXI No. 28 By Hillary
Dear Hillary, These gals round here are sure difficult to fathom, well way beyond me anyhow.  There’s this little one in the bar I go to, and I go there…

Schooling problem

Friday, 05 July 2013 Issue Vol. XXI No. 27 By Hillary
Dear Hillary, I have divorced my wife.  We have been living in Pattaya for more than ten years. Before the divorce when my wife had a problem with me she…

Who owns my condo?

Friday, 05 July 2013 Issue Vol. XXI No. 27 By Hillary
Dear Hillary, We’re always being warned about bad behavior by Thai people to farangs, what about when a seemingly above board, foreign owned property company massively rips you off? I’m…

Follow the money trail

Friday, 05 July 2013 Issue Vol. XXI No. 27 By Hillary
Dear Hillary, I have been reading your column on dating and have enjoyed it very much.  As I am going to be there in December for the first time I…