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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 (April 2015) click here for all


What's Wrong with Thailand's New Constitution


Coming soon to Emirates


Pilot Workload at Emirates Under Question


New (old) caddy for Thongchai Jaidee


Thunderbirds are Go - again


The Dubai money-making machine


Will you just open the door


Etihad regional gets investment approval


VAT in the UAE is probably inevitable


Martial Law Plus


Say hello to the AIIB


Operation Decisive Storm and the Expanding Counter-Revolution


Germanwings crash accident investigation


Two people in the cockpit solves little

April 2015 - Worthwhile reading from other sites:

Her Majesty’s Jihadists
flydubai 2014: profits maintained despite rapid growth in destinations. 2015 fleet to reach 50 737s.
Nobody will win the war in Yemen
The world cup dream of FIFA's worst-ranked team
How golf's other half lives: why caddies are fighting for their rights
A380 hosts in-flight premier for 'Living in the Age of Airplanes'

Life, Hotel Parties, and Death in Qatar's Expat Bubble
Women of the Week: cosplay girls at Comic Con
A special intensity: how Carey Mulligan quietly grabbed Hollywood's attention
Rory McIlroy: ‘I have never worked a day in my life, this isn’t work’
Alabama Man Freed After Decades on Death Row
Lee Kuan Yew is finally dead — and America’s elites are eulogizing a tyrant and psychological monster
Germanwings - the final frontier of aviation safety
AP denies China's claims it is partnering on social media
Like Mars: Dusty Sandstorm Blocks Visibility And Travel In Dubai
Arab nations want to build a united army
Inside the Head of Those Inside the Cockpit
Operation Decisive Storm and the Expanding Counter-Revolution
About 4,000 men once forced to fish now stranded on Indonesian islands, some after boat ban

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

News Archive - March 2015

Returning to Japan

AOB - January and February 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 - 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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