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History of the World in Twelve Maps

I have always enjoyed being in the company of anyone who is totally passionate about some subject, even if I (previously) had no interest...

Adolf Hitler

As time marches on, there are large chunks of our history which can be shown to be fallaciously reported, through to downright lies.  The...

Writing on the Wall

I am not a lover of FaceBook.  I do not have a Twitter account.  So when I spied Writing on the Wall on the...

What Should We Be Worried About?

What keeps scientist awake at night?  The book “What Should We Be Worried About?” is a very interesting slant on today’s world and where...

Honorary Consul Pattaya

Barry Kenyon worked as the British Honorary Consul in Pattaya for 14 years up to 2010.  In that time, he met all types of...

Cycle of Lies

Lance Armstrong was a world name for his fight against cancer and then his fight to be one of the best racing cyclists known....

Ta-Ra-Ra-Boom-De-Ay

Ta-Ra-Ra-Boom-De-Ay has been written by local personality Simon Napier-Bell, with the sub-title The Dodgy Business of Popular Music (ISBN 978-1-78352-031-2, Unbound Books, 2014).  And...

White Lies

I slipped into Bookazine in The Avenue to check on new titles. I did not have to look hard, coming immediately across the latest...

Alligator Blood

After reading James Leighton’s book Alligator Blood (ISBN 978-1-47111-330-7, Simon and Schuster, 2013) I came to the conclusion that I have lived a very...

The Story of the Human Body

The Story of the Human Body (ISBN 978-0-307-74180-6, Vintage Books, July 2014) and written by Daniel E. Lieberman, a Harvard Professor, has a subtitle...

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Isaan Association holds festival for the dead

Wat Thammasamakkee in South Pattaya was the venue for the 2019 Boon Kao Sak Isaan festival, held Sept. 12. Organized by the Pattaya Isaan Association,...

Tenth lunar month festival held at Wat Nong Yai

Southern culture was on show at the annual tenth lunar month festival, held at Wat Nong Yai in Pattaya from September 13-14 and organized...

HHNFT wishes Dr. Margret Deter Happy Birthday

On September 18, children and staff from the Human Help Network Thailand gathered at the Deter residence to wish Dr. Margret Deter a very...

Philippines confirms 2nd polio case after declaring outbreak

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Philippine health officials on Friday confirmed a second case of polio in a 5-year-old child a day after declaring the...

Bitgram Social launched at Royal Cliff Hotels Group

Liberate Global launched its new “Bitgram Social”, a UK-based social media company, which is the first decentralized ecosystem to discover, create, perform and analyze...