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

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World Time Clock
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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 (November 2015) click here for all


A Thai reality check

still better than Thaksin

Shooting down Russian fighter escalates ME tensions

The shaming of America

What the attacks in Paris say about Islamic State's intentions
Provoking hate through Paris attacks
Dubai Airshow 2015 - a reality check
Emirates half year results show yields under pressure

November 2015 - Worthwhile reading from other sites:

China is building the most extensive global commercial-military empire in history

What can we learn from the great German school turnaround

Mekong - a river rising

Emirates Secretly Sends Colombian Mercenaries to Fight in Yemen

Beijing's new airport will have 7 runways, handling 100 million passengers annually

Saudi Arabia, an ISIS That Has Made It

Hong Kong as ‘Asia’s World City’? Not any more - and here's why

How to Fight ISIS

Paris attacks - the big picture

Porter Airlines Future is Uncertain Without Toronto City Runway Extension

Terror can only succeed with our cooperation

The Saudis Are Stumbling. They May Take the Middle East with Them.

You Can't Understand ISIS If You Don't Know the History of Wahhabism in Saudi Arabia

The Genesis and Growth of Global Jihad

Burma: Democracy with an Asterisk

Paris Attacks: Suicide Bomber Wearing an Explosive Vest Was Blocked From Entering Stade de France Soccer Venue

Standing Up for Migrant Workers in the Gulf, 1 Installation at a Time

HKFP History: A brief visual history of the Peak Tram

'We will be ready, inshallah': inside Qatar's $200bn World Cup

A Canadian Cabinet for 2015

Think Burma Is a Democracy Now? Think Again.

Dubai Airshow: defence spending boosts order books

Emirates keeps the space safe for economy flyers in its 615 seat A380s

Twitter’s heart hits the wrong beat

The story of a small but crucial town in Myanmar

China’s brutal one-child policy shaped how millions lived, loved and died


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Other recent content on this web site:
Wings over Florida - learning to fly - summer 2015
The USA3 versus the ME3

News Archive - October 2015

Returning to Japan

AOB - July to October 2015
A personal flying history

Tai's travels - now with improved picture galleries

Your feedback - here

Most recent Photo Albums (all albums are hosted on Picasa/Google+)

By popular request - Burj Khalifa 2007 to date


Monaco and Nice - September 2015

Bangkok and Hua Hin - September 2015
Florida - Summer 2015

Dubai - July 2015

Devon - June 2015

Dorset - June 2015

Dubai - June 2015

Seoul - June 2015

Thailand - May 2015

Bangkok - May 2015

Sydney - May 2015

Dubai - May 2015
Hong Kong - May 2015
Dubai - April 2015
Nice London, Montreux - April 2015
Mauritius - April 2015

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
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New for 2015 - Paddington's travels

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How Many People are in Space Right Now?

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