Brits look at After Hours

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The British Chamber of Commerce (BCCT) Eastern Seaboard group held a social evening at Jameson’s Irish Pub last week, with its very British Landlord Kim Fletcher pontificating and providing plates of bar snacks.

The president of this BCCT splinter is Mark Bowling, who had taken off his wellies and downed his spade and gardening fork to assist Kim in beer drinking; after all, there’s nothing worse than finding beer left over at the end of the night.

Assisting with the beer dispensing were lovely ladies from Heineken and Tiger, while the San Mig girls went one better by dispensing free beer!

The Pattaya Mail team with BCCT regulars and Kim Fletcher and his staff from Jameson’s.The Pattaya Mail team with BCCT regulars and Kim Fletcher and his staff from Jameson’s.

If the beers and snacks were not enough for the revelers, a birthday cake was brought out for Earl Brown (English, but not a Nobleman as in “Your Lordship”) who had turned 40 and suddenly found he was on the wrong side of the ledger.

Whilst it was a night for the Brits, a lone American stumbled across the event and stayed, and we hope you enjoyed sitting next to Angie, Don.

Kim Fletcher the landlord of Jameson’s Irish pub with a souvenir poster of his recent trip to the Ramblin Man festival in the UK.Kim Fletcher the landlord of Jameson’s Irish pub with a souvenir poster of his recent trip to the Ramblin Man festival in the UK.

Having lost his way from the Amari, Dutchman Kees Cuijpers regaled everyone with the numbers from his Moovers and severely Shaken up event with 4,397 attending. He was rather taken aback to find the BCCT After Hours had attracted 30 people, with another 4,398 finding their way up from meeting up at the Soi between 5 and 7.

Keeping everyone in order was the dogman Joe Cox, who was overheard saying, “Move along, move right along. Nothing to see here.” Old habits die hard.

Jurgen Vanderlooy from Sand Hill Global, Kees Cuijpers with Town & Country Property, and Gavin Perfect from Paradise City Property.Jurgen Vanderlooy from Sand Hill Global, Kees Cuijpers with Town & Country Property, and Gavin Perfect from Paradise City Property.

The necessary paparazzi (or should that be “Papa Razzi”?) was there with Charming Rodders, who supplied the photographic evidence, to be used later in court cases. Kim Fletcher also donated the tapes from the security cameras after watching them the next day, to see just what he had done.

A great idea BCCT Eastern Seaboard. You must do it again.

Matt O’Sullivan from Open Advertising knows how to relax after hours.

Birthday boy Earl Brown is given a cake by the staff at Jameson’s.

(L to R) Pratheep Malhotra, Managing Director of Pattaya Mail, Angie Turton, Development & Admin Manager of Coastal Real Estate Pattaya, and Max Sieracki, General Manager of Nova Platinum Hotel Pattaya.

(Middle front) Cees Cuijpers and Joe Cox make sure to “protect” the lovely beer dispensing ladies from Heineken, Tiger, and San Mig.

Joe Cox, Managing Director Defence International Security Services protecting the community and Earl C. Brown, Marketing & Communications Manager of CEA Project Logistics.

(L to R) Pattaraporn Wannasomboon, Nutkanoknunt Sattayapun, Senior Sales Manager of Nova Platinum Hotel, Frank Holzer, Executive GM of MHG Thailand Co., Ltd., and Mark Middleton, Country Manager for Singapore of EF-S Express.

A happy bunch: Kim Fletcher, Peter Malhotra, Rodney Charman, Angie Turton, Joe Cox, and Max Sieracki.

Maureen Strachan and Matta Khamthai share a booth.

Mark Bowling, Chairman of the BCCT Eastern Seaboard and his lovely fiancé.