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This is a personal site that reflects my interests in news,
current affairs, aviation and travel.

ME3 v US3 Airlines
Executive Towers
2014 Thai Coup
2014 World Cup Blog
London 2012
Returning to Japan
Tales from the road
The archive
Tai's travels year 8
A personal flying history
The Dubai Page
Our Wedding
Books and More
Past Features
Moments in time
Blue Rodeo
Top Ten Lists
Your Comments

Note that each Jan/Feb link leads to the remaining AOB pages for that year. 12 years of diary keeping!

Photo Albums

My photographs are now stored on Picasa.
Please use
this link to see my list of photo albums.

Some Useful links:
World Time Clock
Exchange Rates


Project Syndicate
Amnesty International
Reporters w/o borders

The Guardian
BBC World News
CNN Asia
Bangkok Post

Daylife.com - news

Gulf News
Arabian Business
World News
WSJ - Asia
Good causes:

Sister Joan - Bangkok

Regional Info:

BKK Magazine
HK Magazine
In Singapore Magazine
TimeOut Dubai
Back in the UK:
Newton Ferrers

Bournville News
And for fun:

BBC Archive

National Media Museum
The British Library
Imperial War Museum

There are many other links on my AOB blog page.

Today (May 2015) click here for all



A Sydney affair


Yingluck's trial


MAS set for a Muellering


Thoughts on EK from PPRUNE


FlyPlymouth vows to reopen Plymouth City Airport within two years


EK's results


Maurice Flanagan - EK pioneer


The UK media and the election


UK election thoughts


Emirates announces 2015 results


Thai police arrest Rohingya man suspected of running deadly jungle camp


Emirates aims to introduce new ‘railway style’ first-class cabin this year


Royal baby media hysteria


Who should govern Britain?


Thailand's refugee shame


Watford through the ages


The Guardian view: Britain needs a new direction, Britain needs Labour


Our electoral system is absurd. Time to change it


Super-connecting the world

April 2015 - Worthwhile reading from other sites:

Six Unbelievable Easter Eggs from Last Night’s 'Mad Men' Finale
Qatar's PR efforts on labour scandal backfire with BBC team's detention
Arrested for reporting on Qatar's World Cup labourers
The Tory victory and the class cleansing of London
When doing good brings down the wrath of brutes
The media’s reaction to Seymour Hersh’s bin Laden scoop has been disgraceful
Chuka Umunna shows how the media is robbing us of ‘normal’ politicians
South-east Asia faces its own migrant crisis as states play 'human ping-pong'
Celebrate the Moscow metro's 80th birthday with a journey through the city's history - in pictures
Kevin Pietersen: My fury at England deceit
Kevin Pietersen remains an issue the muddled ECB just cannot get right
Kevin Pietersen and England: checkmate
It's An Election, But Not As You Know It: Qataris Go To The Polls
Black Miss Japan fights for race revolution
The Guardian view on migration: a radical new start is needed

The Killing of Osama bin Laden
The real problem with the #EtisalatChallenge
FA told Graham Taylor not to pick too many black players for England
Preliminary Report on the Germanwings Flight 9525 Crash
AP Interview: Emirates boss vows to push ahead with global expansion, eyes further US routes
These Mad Men-era posters will make you long for the glory days of flying
Garland, Texas—Scene of Last Night's Shootings—Is a Hotbed for Anti-Muslim Bigotry
Lies, damn lies and British polls
McDonald's in crisis: can it fight off the Five Guys threat?
The CEO Of The Future Is A "Designer-In-Chief"
Indonesia murdered eight people. The time for being polite is over

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Other recent content on this web site:
The USA3 versus the ME3

News Archive - April 2015

Returning to Japan

AOB - March and April 2015
A personal flying history

Tai's travels - now with improved picture galleries

Your feedback - here

2015 Photo Albums (all albums are hosted on Picasa/Google+)
Dubai - May 2015
Hong Kong - May 2015
Dubai - April 2015
Nice London, Montreux - April 2015
Mauritius - April 2015
Dubai - March 2015
Bangkok - February 2015
FHM Sunday in Bangkok
The Mae Hong Son loop
Bangkok - February 2015
Dubai - January 2015

Bangkok and Chiang Mai - January 2015
New Year 2015
Sydney - December 2014
Dubai - December 2014

London - December 2014
Devon - December 2014


Other recent albums of note:

Hong Kong's Umbrella Revolution
Norway - September 2014
Royal International Air Tattoo 2014

Ireland - June and July 2014
Bangkok - returning happiness to the people
Ventiane - June 2014
Bangkok - another coup

Tai and friends photoshoot
Dubai - New Year 2014 fireworks
Dubai 2013 Airshow  Day 4
Dubai 2013 Airshow  Opening Day

Please use
this link to see my list of photo albums.


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New for 2015 - Paddington's travels

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