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R.I.P. Somchai

It is with great sadness that I bring to you the news this morning about the passing of our dear friend Khun Somchai. Over the...
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Blind Man In Bangkok

I first started writing this piece back in June 2015 and as often happens, I never found the time or inspiration to go back...
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There’s More To Stickboy Than Social Media

I'm amazed at the number of people who don't know there is an actual Stickboy Bangkok website thinking it's only about updates on social...
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What’s Open This Weekend Stickboy?

I'm drowning in emails and messages this afternoon all asking, What's Open This Weekend Stickboy? Why not just ask me for the winning lottery numbers?...
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The Bangkok Breakfast Show With Stickboy Coming 1st May

I planned to do a Bangkok Breakfast Show two years ago and for one reason and another it didn't come to fruit but the...
Sun, Sea, Sand... And Selfies

Sun, Sea, Sand… And Selfies

That title should read "Sun, Sea, Sand... And Sex" but sadly it's not to be if my few days away last month was anything...
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If I Die In Thailand, There Will Be No Need For A GoFundMe Page

I just read the story of a British man who took a heart attack and died in Udon Thani last week and almost immediately...
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I Must Have Lost My Mind

I'm planning on flying back to Scotland for a quick trip next week but looking at the weather there today I think I need...
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Internet Issues

When I went to bed on Monday night I had no internet and when I wakened 11 hours later on Tuesday my connection was...
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Easy Does It For A Day Or Two

Just a quick heads up to everyone I'll be taking it easy until the weekend having worked all through Christmas and New Year. I will...
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Thanks For A Great 2016… Bigger Things Coming In 2017

2016 started off not too bad and progressively got better and better ending as well as I could have hoped for Stickboy Bangkok. As the...
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New Licensing Law Sinks Soi 8’s Potential

Sukhumvit Soi 8 had the potential to be the next big thing when it comes to entertainment and nightlife with neighbouring soi's such as...
Stop Whinging About The Farrang Tax

People, You Need To Stop Whinging About The “Farrang Tax”

Jeez, some people sure do get their knickers in a twist about being charged a higher price than Thai nationals and the news about...
The Hidden Gems Of Thailand - Chumphon

The Hidden Gems Of Thailand – Chumphon

There are lots of hidden gems in Thailand, especially for those who are prepared to travel a little bit off the beaten track. One...
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SSL Errors Clicking Links On Twitter With An Apple Device

In the past few days many Twitter followers have informed me they are getting an SSL error when clicking links to the website I've...
What Can We Expect From The Expansion At U-Tapao Airport

What Can We Expect From The Expansion At U-Tapao Airport?

Pattaya is increasing in popularity all the time with visitor numbers from almost all areas of the world rising annually. It is therefore little...
A Few Days Away

A Few Days Away

Feeling puffed out with working every day, I decided to take the missus away for a break last week to relax and unwind. After ruling...
Time To Take A Break

Time To Take A Break

The time has come for me to down tools and head out of Bangkok for some much needed R&R and this time around I'm...
Where Are Thailand’s Tourists Coming From

Where Are Thailand’s Tourists Coming From?

The number of visitor arrivals in Thailand between January and April 2016 amounted to an impressive 11,682,144 which was a 14.12% increase on the...
I'm An Asshole And The Pope's A Catholic

I’m An Asshole And The Pope’s A Catholic, Tell Me Something I Don’t Know

If I had 10 baht for every time someone has called me an asshole since moving to Bangkok I'd be a dollar millionaire several...
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Burning The Candle At Both Ends

I'm no spring chicken and out every night is something I haven't done in years but this week I've been burning the candle at...
Could Gambling Be The Cherry On Top Of The Cake For Pattaya

Could Gambling Be The Cherry On Top Of The Cake For Pattaya?

There are plenty of rumours flying around that gambling could soon be legalised in Thailand which could prove to be the cherry on top...
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It’s Been One Of Those Days

I wakened bright and early this morning with my plan to knock out 10 updates here on the site plus the usual social media...
Thailand IS NOT Shutting Down For A Year

Despite The Headlines, Thailand IS NOT Shutting Down For A Year

In the past week or so I've had hundreds of emails, messages and comments from concerned tourists about what they can expect when they...
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A Bubbling Brit, His Ladyboy Lover, Her Sister And The Rich Arab

Chatting tonight with a friend about a news story he asked me if had I only just realised Thailand was f**ked up? I answered...

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