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August 2009

The Thai Assassination Of A Canadian Husband

A Thai court today jailed for life a Thai wife, her lover, and a professional hit man for the avaricious murder of her Canadian husband. Dale Henry, 48, was murdered on the orders of his 27-yr-old wife Maneerat  nicknamed ‘Nee’, the court found. She had conspired with her boyfriend Amornsak Ketkaew, and hired a professional […]

Andrew Drummond Receives Award For Gallantry

I am of course normally quite self-effacing. But I just could not resist giving this a larger audience. While on holiday recently in the Scottish Highlands I stayed for a night in Fort Augustus where I went to school.(Whenever I go back I usually have a few beers with the ‘village boys’ with whom in […]

Brit Journalist Flees Bangkok Airport (Update)

I’m have been on holiday in Wester Ross  in the Western Highlands of Scotland with my wife Pat and daughter Annie and then finishing off down in Berkshire. Here’s Annie before the summer temperature dropped to 9 degrees C! and also in a second picture by the stream at the Mayfly pub near Andover when […]

Fears For Briton In The Black Hole Of Somkhe – Laos

From Andrew Drummond, BangkokAugust 1 2009 Link to the ObserverThe Foreign and Commonwealth office has admitted it has lost track of the Briton who fathered Samanatha Orobator’s baby in a jail in Laos as prison welfare workers express fear for his life.47-yr-old John Watson was removed from Phonthong Prison for foreigners in the country’s capital Vientiane […]