January 2012

– Fighting For His Life After Disputing Decorating Bill

AMBUSH BRIT FIGHTS FOR LIFE  A ‘Flying Sporran Inquiry’ Hua Hin February 1 2012 Justine Ayling and her husband Paul took their 12-yr-old son to Thailand for a new life and to be close to Paul’s retired parents. They designed and built their own luxury home and enjoyed the balmy weather and beautiful beaches of Hua […]

Fingers Crossed For Tiger Op

Vets are hoping surgery will now give Meow the tiger a normal life   Pictures ANDREW CHANTWords: ANDREW DRUMMONDBangkok, Thailand For Scottish Daily Mail 30th January 2012 A young Scots vet  Louise Wilson, 29, more used to dealing with pet cats in Aberdeen, found herself face to face in surgery with a 150 kilogram Asian tiger today after […]

American Visa Man Arrested On Child Rape Charge -UPDATED

American who exports Thai brides is alleged child rapist (2890 views clickometer re-set to zero on update  1.15 – 01-02-2012.From ANDREW DRUMMOND, BANGKOKJanuary 26 2012 The boss of what is Thailand’s biggest ‘visa’ company, specialising in getting Thai women into the United States has been seized for the rape of a 12-yr-old girl on and […]

Drew Noyes In Custody – updated

Noyes Bails Himself Out January 24 2011 Exclusive by Mangus EvansA seemingly unhappy Drew Noyes, publisher of the ‘Pattaya Times’ was placed in custody at Pattaya Criminal Court today after he pleaded not guilty to libeling a Thai-Dutch businessman and former colleague on the committee of the Pattaya City Expats Club.Mr. Noyes was placed in the cells below […]

Behind A Pattaya-Times Investigation Into – Er – COLD PRESSED OIL

Cold Pressed Oil – The Hard Facts Drew Noyes and ex-Thai wife Nittaya The Pattaya Times ‘newspaper, ‘ published by American Drew Noyes, runs under the slogan: ‘News you can use’ and professes it will not carry crime reports or any other stuff I guess which might put Pattaya in perspective. So this week I […]

See Phuket and Die! How a wealthy Irishman lost seven properties in Thailand and is now on the run!

From ANDREW DRUMMOND, Bangkok, January 16 2010 In an alarming development in southern Thailand Irish businessman Colin Vard, who has been in hiding ever since he was robbed of seven properties in Phuket, says he has received more than 200 death threats in five days. Colin Vard with his kids Jessie and Daire Nobody should […]

Prisoner Of Boyztown Gets Sentence Drastically Cut – After His Release

Times are hard in Boyz Town – here’s one man glad to be out of it.  FROM ANDREW DRUMMOND,BANGKOK, JANUARY 15 2012 At the end of probably the worst case of injustice I have studied at length in Thailand Briton Kevin S. Quill has now learned from the British Embassy in Bangkok that his six year […]

The Grey Man Will Blow Critics Out Of The Water

 FULL VIDEO REPORT From ANDREW DRUMMOND, BANGKOK JANAURY 12 2012 John Curtis President of the Australian charity ‘The Grey Man’ which has been accused of hyping the rescue of 21 Akha hill tribe children in Wawee District of Chiang Rai said he hoped to blow his critics out of the water.But in the meantime ‘The Grey […]


The Premier of The Flying Sporran Golden Globe Awards Well, we were too late for our New Year’ Honours List but never too late to award those who have graced the pages of this website. So, since its inception in its new format we proudly announce the candidate list for this year’s ‘Flying Sporran Golden Globe Awards’.We […]

The Grey Man and the Akhas – The Missing Children

From ANDREW DRUMMOND, January 7 2012  GREY MAN AND THE AKHAS The village of Baan Khun Suay in Northern Thailand is populated by people of the Akha Hill tribe. They earn a living from farming rice, tea, and coffee, and are poor but self-subsistent. But as we reported three months ago they hit the headlines when […]