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January 2014

What to wear on Election Day, Month, Quarter, Half Year, Year

I haven’t a thing to wear for the Election, er, season. I certainly don’t want one of those green armbands which will identify me as foreign media.  The last thing I want to happen is to be called to debate Thai politics with anyone on any stage anywhere, whether its with a gay rights activist […]

THAI PARALYMPIC STARS IN ‘CHASING UNDERPANTS’ EVENT

TRAINING INTERRUPTED AS THEY SET OFF IN HIGH SPEED PURSUIT OF THE RAJAMANGALA KNICKER SNATCHER Thai paralympians in London A bunch of Thai Paralympic stars, fed up with their underpants being stolen in Bangkok, set a trap for the thief and caught him after a chase -with one star in hot pursuit riding a special […]

DEAL WITH FOREIGN WRONGDOERS! – ORDERS ‘COMPO’

The caretaker Thai government’s rather Orwellian named Centre for the Maintenance of Peace and Order, now being nicknamed by some subversive British expats as ‘Compo’, has asked the Immigration department to deal with troublesome foreigners in relation to the current protests in Bangkok. In a briefing to press given by Tharit Pengdit the controversial chief of […]

BRIT AMBASSADOR WAS PAID TO PROMOTE GT200 – DON’T IT MAKE YA SICK

Recently I have had to delete quite a few ranting posts against the British Embassy in Bangkok. Perhaps this needs an explanation. The fact is that Embassy officials are working under very restrictive rules about what they can and cannot do for British citizens in Thailand. There are more can’t dos than can dos. This […]

BREAKING UP A MAFIA – A FUGITIVE BARRISTER’S OPTIONS

FLYING SPORRAN’S MIDWEEK DIARY While Brian Goudie’s lawyer seemed a trifle embarrassed in court in Pattaya yesterday – and years older than his last appearance – and had to leave the court several times to use his phone to ‘get instructions’ there is widespread speculation as to what our errant ‘barrister’ will do. The dream […]

THAI COURT ORDERS ARREST OF FAKE SCOTS LAWYER

A Thai court today ordered the arrest of a Scotsman posing as a lawyer in Thailand who allegedly cheated an American woman out of over £180,000 for his fake services. The order was made after Brian Goudie, 47, from Falkirk, failed to turn up at the Provincial Court in Pattaya, to submit himself for trial […]

FAKE LAWYER TOLD TO SURRENDER TO THE COURT TOMORROW

TOMORROW COMES FOR FAKE LAWYER WHO SAID HE WAS MAKING MONEY ‘LIKE THERE WAS NO TOMORROW!’ Sham lawyer Brian Goudie – also known as Brian Goldie – is due to appear in court tomorrow to surrender to bail on charges of defrauding an American woman out of US$300,000. This comes just ten days after he […]

FALLEN SOLDIER -THAI NAVY STEPS IN TO HELP RETIRED BRITISH ARMY OFFICER-

 OLD SOLDIERS NEVER DIE – THEY JUST FADE AWAY! Update: Captain Webb now admitted to ICU on life support A 86-year-old former officer in the Royal Engineers is being looked after by the Royal Thai Navy after being found wandering penniless in Pattaya with memory loss. Captain Ronald Edward Webb was accepted for admission to […]

BRITISH FUND MANAGER WHO MOCKED THE POOR OFFERS TO DO COMMUNITY SERVICE-

BUT THEN FLEES SINGAPORE TO AUSTRALIA A British Fund Manager who mocked the ‘poor people’ of Singapore on Facebook while showing off his private Porsche has been fired from the asset management company which employed him and moved to Australia. Anton Casey, 39, took a Singapore Airlines flight to Perth on Friday but not before […]

ANOTHER TOURIST RAPED ON HER BIRTHDAY IN KRABI

 TALKS WITH SONGWRITER OF EVIL MAN IN KRABI A young American student, who said she was raped in Krabi seven weeks before the Dutch model whose ordeal was brought home to Thailand by her father’s musical video protest, has broken her silence on her ordeal. And like the 19-year-old Dutch victim in the video ‘Evil […]