Andrew Drummond

July 2012


FRIENDS FAIL TO SAVE BAR OWNER LABELLED ‘HUMAN TRAFFICKER’  From ANDREW DRUMMOND, Bangkok July 30 2012 ‘Jack’ Alty in his bar (FACEBOOK) A 57-year-old Scot has voluntarily deported himself from Thailand after being branded ‘a danger to society’. John Joseph Alty, from Glasgow, who ran a guest house called ‘The Squealing Pig’ in Hua Hin […]


A Flying Sporran Environmental Report   July 27 2012   If this story has seems like it comes out of Disneyland well its true it has fairy tale dimensions. Additionally, behind Thailand’s Public Sector Anti-Corruption Commission’s investigation into land grabs on the holiday island of Phuket there is an American, who, funnily enough provided ‘image support’ for Disney’s ‘The Lion King’. […]


In a statement printed in the Pattaya Times of July 16th-31st, which actually reached the streets in a few places about July 20th  Drew Noyes has stated that he, the publisher, and Wanrapa Boonsu the editor of the Pattaya Times had posted an apology to Andrew Drummond on the website on June 5th and left it there until […]

British M.P’s Son Arrested For Drugs in Laos – Warning

The young son of a British M.P. has been arrested in Laos for drugs related offences. The incident which has been suppressed by British newspapers should however be taken as a warning to visitors to the country. People should be particularly careful in the backpacker hot spot of Vang Vien. A spectacular holiday can turn into a […]

Catch Us If You Can! Another British Consul resigns

 The Flying Sporran’s Bangkok Diary July 22 2012 Gordon Bennett!  The British Consulate in Pattaya – once dubbed the world’s busiest – will be holding some erratic opening hours until further notice due to the resignation of the Thai born current Vice-Consul. Leela Bennett, the big cheese in Pattaya, it is understood, wished a transfer […]

West Ham Defender Blows the Whistle On Corruption In Bali

A FLYING SPORRAN INVESTIGATION July 20 2012 Peter ‘Butts’ Butler An Australian legal firm which has been handling the defences for some of the ‘Bali 9’ has been implicated in allegations of fraud, corruption, and conspiracy on the Indonesian holiday island. Austrindo, of Kuta Beach, Bali, run by former Perth lawyer Peter Johnson, 65, been named […]

I Feel a Movement Coming On! Boiler Room Warning

A FLYING SPORRAN ADVISORY Having already been put up on a ‘watch list’ by Britain’s Financial Services Agency the boiler room ‘Springhill Group’ working out of Seoul, South Korea, is today targeting foreigners in Thailand. Today a punter in Pattaya who received initials calls and Springhill’s brochure got that special call from a Brit calling himself […]

Want a visa to Thailand – BOYO?

‘WANT A VISA BOYO?’ Briton Sean Tinsley, who was recently arrested returning from Britain and charged in connection with the attack on English school teacher Adam Pickles in Pattaya, said today he would like to tell his side of the story.  But he said he needed time to clear up personal matters. The boss of ‘The […]


A FLYING SPORRAN INVESTIGATION Warning this story includes sex, money, lots of it, alleged fit-ups and foreigners wearing surgical masks. For those who do not know what boiler rooms are, I hope this makes you better informed.  For those who do not wish to drink, eat, or play sex games in a boiler room run […]

British Road Rage ‘Thug’ Arrested For Brutal Attack On International School Teacher

From ANDREW DRUMMOND, Bangkok, July 7 2012 . Pickles A 43-year-old Briton accused of the brutal road rage attack on a popular English teacher in Thailand was today (Saturday) being held in custody for attempted murder after being arrested at Bangkok International Airport. Sean Henry Tinsley had fled Thailand, it is alleged,  after launching a […]