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Nightmare on song taew street

Friday, 03 August 2012 Issue Vol. XX No. 31 By Hillary
Dear Hillary, Can nothing be done about the song taew drivers?  For a tourist city they give the place a bad name with their stand-over tactics and demands for fares…

Good and bad everywhere

Friday, 03 August 2012 Issue Vol. XX No. 31 By Hillary
Dear Hillary, This is a true story and I think everyone needs to know there is good and bad everywhere in the world.  I get sick of all the moans…

Facebook, the anti-social media

Friday, 27 July 2012 Issue Vol. XX No. 30 By Hillary
Dear Hillary, Has there been a change in the way Thai women think?  I was here 10 years ago and all the women were polite, couldn’t do enough for you,…

Happy marriages

Friday, 27 July 2012 Issue Vol. XX No. 30 By Hillary
Dear Hillary, You seem to have an endless supply of broken hearted men writing to you.  It gives the wrong impression of Thailand.  What about all the happily married chaps…

A gay column?

Friday, 27 July 2012 Issue Vol. XX No. 30 By Hillary
Dear Hillary, Your column appears to be only for men complaining about Thai ladies, what about the gay men complaining about Thai men?  Or don’t you print those letters?  Interested…

Internet dating

Friday, 27 July 2012 Issue Vol. XX No. 30 By Hillary
Dear Hillary, Do you know of any trustworthy dating places?  I have seen a few advertised on the internet, but don’t know if I should try them or not.  They…

It does go sideways

Friday, 27 July 2012 Issue Vol. XX No. 30 By Hillary
Dear Hillary, The beautiful girls of Thailand amaze me the way they can sit sideways so gracefully on the rear of a motorcycle.  I have even seen one girl calmly…

Hercule Poirot’s brother still looking for Hillary

Friday, 20 July 2012 Issue Vol. XX No. 29 By Hillary
Dear Hillary! Thanks for your reply!  It was a funny and good read as always.  I have now dismissed the Honorable Dr. Iain from being your alias.  But I have…

Thoughts on returning to Thailand

Friday, 20 July 2012 Issue Vol. XX No. 29 By Hillary
Dear Hillary I came back (not to Brylcream, some of your older readers might remember that old advert), I came back to Thailand and I am so happy to be…

Sent to Hillary! By mistake?

Friday, 20 July 2012 Issue Vol. XX No. 29 By Hillary
Dear Hillary, I wonder if you could advise me what documents I need to take a Thai registered vehicle from Thailand to Singapore and from where would I obtain them.…

Lobster Thermidor and French champagne!

Friday, 13 July 2012 Issue Vol. XX No. 28 By Hillary
Dear Hillary, Lots of your readers seem to have problems getting the right girl.  My problem is I’ve got too many of them.  There’s two in my office and they…

Up to you

Friday, 13 July 2012 Issue Vol. XX No. 28 By Hillary
Dear Hillary, I am sure you will have heard this before, and when I ask around the guys at the pub, they all have the same problem, but it’s when…

The Oprah and Hillary show

Friday, 13 July 2012 Issue Vol. XX No. 28 By Hillary
Dear Hillary, I enjoy your bits each week and the advice is right on.  Somebody said you should get a raise from your editor and I reckon so too.  You…

British Standard (BS) Duck Test

Friday, 13 July 2012 Issue Vol. XX No. 28 By Hillary
Dear Hillary, Have you heard of the British Standard (BS) Duck Test?  “If a bird looks like a duck, swims like a duck and quacks like a duck, then it…

Riding side saddle

Friday, 06 July 2012 Issue Vol. XX No. 27 By Hillary
Dear Hillary, I know you’ve written before about riding side saddle, but the other day I saw a taxi motorcycle with two girls, both side saddle but sitting opposite ways!…
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