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The sword is mightier than the pen is?

Friday, 16 December 2011 Issue Vol. XIX No. 50 By Hillary
Dear Hillary, I know this is supposed to be a column for all those guys with broken hearts, and there’s plenty of them around, but I was wondering if you…

No common language

Friday, 16 December 2011 Issue Vol. XIX No. 50 By Hillary
Dear Hillary, I never thought I would have this problem, but I’ve certainly got it now.  I have met absolutely the best girl for me.  She is really super and…

Decide in haste - repent at leisure

Friday, 09 December 2011 Issue Vol. XIX No. 49 By Hillary
Dear Hillary, My Thai GF is a great gal in every way, but in general knowledge she is really behind.  Ask her the capital of Spain and she has no…

Mia chow for Mark

Friday, 09 December 2011 Issue Vol. XIX No. 49 By Hillary
Dear Hillary, I met a girl who I thought was particularly attractive, and she was attracted to me.  I bought her out of the bar for two weeks while we…

I give, they take

Friday, 09 December 2011 Issue Vol. XIX No. 49 By Hillary
Dear Hillary, I have a great ‘give and take’ relationship with my wife’s Thai family doing all the taking, while I do all the giving.  The association has been mutually…

Long Tall Sally perhaps?

Friday, 09 December 2011 Issue Vol. XIX No. 49 By Hillary
Dear Hillary, Last night in the bar I met the most beautiful girl.  I have never seen anyone as gorgeous as this girl, she is tall even taller than me…

A fool and his money are soon parted

Friday, 02 December 2011 Issue Vol. XIX No. 48 By Hillary
Dear Hillary, Are the people round this neck of the woods getting even more stupid than before?  Mid-sixty year old Australian executive meets the girl of his dreams in a…

The concise works of Hillary

Friday, 02 December 2011 Issue Vol. XIX No. 48 By Hillary
Dear Hillary, When are you going to collect all your writings into a book?  I reckon it would have to be a great hit.  I have mates overseas who read…

Drunken philanthropist

Friday, 02 December 2011 Issue Vol. XIX No. 48 By Hillary
Dear Hillary, One of my workmates is getting sillier and sillier in his old age (62).  Goes out, gets a skinful and starts giving away his money to the nearest…

Spelling’s not in the curriculum?

Friday, 02 December 2011 Issue Vol. XIX No. 48 By Hillary
Dear Hillary, I am a 14 year old boy at one of the schools and I am not sure if I have a problem.  Every moning (sic) I have been…

Spelling 101

Friday, 25 November 2011 Issue Vol. XIX No. 47 By Hillary
Dear Hillary, This is Dickie Knee again.  I live in Chonburi and I cannot beleave (sic) the amount of garbage around.  Their (sic) is a brand new market and bars…

Five times as savvy?

Friday, 25 November 2011 Issue Vol. XIX No. 47 By Hillary
Dear Hillary, Have you nothing better to do with your time than answering idiots who write in (email in?) with their ridiculous problems, all caused by themselves being so stupid…

Threat to kill

Friday, 25 November 2011 Issue Vol. XIX No. 47 By Hillary
Dear Hillary, One of my best friends here in Pattaya has fallen for a real hussy from a beer bar who is now milking him for everything.  Unfortunately he is…

Required reading

Friday, 25 November 2011 Issue Vol. XIX No. 47 By Hillary
Dear Hillary, You have often mentioned books that newcomers to Thailand should read like Stephen Leather’s Private Dancer, and now you should add “Falangs in Thailand” to that list.  This…

Champagne and chocolates

Friday, 18 November 2011 Issue Vol. XIX No. 46 By Hillary
Dear Hillary, I would like to come and visit you on my next trip to Thailand and present you with some champagne (the good stuff, naturally) and chocolates (soft centers,…
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