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My photographs are now stored on Picasa.
Please use
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Some Useful links:
Information:
World Time Clock
Exchange Rates

Journalism:
ForeignPolicy

Nationsonline.org
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
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SCMP
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:
EarthCam
History

BBC Archive

National Media Museum
The British Library
Imperial War Museum

There are many other links on my AOB blog page.


Today (March 2015) click here for all
 

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Station Eleven review – Emily St John Mandel's gripping apocalypse drama

March 2015 - Worthwhile reading from other sites:

Singapore at 50: From swamp to skyscrapers
On the beach where US troops landed 50 years ago, a new Vietnam flourishes
Killing Hope In Putin’s Russia

'Nobody cares any more': the relatives who went looking for Malaysia Airlines flight MH370
38 things you should know about being a mum


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Other recent content on this web site:

News Archive - February 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+)
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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Dubai Watch The financial meltdown of 2007-2009 appears forgotten as everyone appears to be heading back to Dubai. False bravado or a new dawn. The lull before the next storm? You decide. You can read news, commentary and find Dubai web links at Dubai Watch. There are also some Dubai pictures and this is Dubai on a misty February morning


Emirates Watch - As EK continues its plan for world domination you can follow  the airline's news here. Emirates Airline Watch

Tai's pictures from her travels with Emirates are here:

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