“SMOKING POPPY”

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“SMOKING POPPY” – GRAHAM JOYCE (reviewed by Steve Rudd) Essentially the story of a man on a mission to rescue his estranged daughter from an exceedingly sticky situation in Thailand, ‘Smoking Poppy’ revolves around a guy called Dan from the …

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STRAY DOGS & CHEEKY MONKEYS

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I’d barely made myself at home in Lopburi, and I was already on the verge of being chased out of town. From the off, as I ambled out of the train station after catching an early morning train north from …

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GO EAST!

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Tuk-Tuk!’ came the shout across the concourse. In the same beat I was offered a taxi, before a middle-aged lady rushed up offering me a cut-price massage. And this was all out front of Bangkok’s Suvarnabhumi Airport, into which I’d …

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VEERA SPINNT INTERVIEW

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AN INTERVIEW WITH THAI POETESS & PAINTER VEERA SPINNT Veera Spinnt, presently resident in Bangkok, is an extraordinarily talented woman. In spite of still being at university, she somehow manages to find the time to write passionate poems about life …

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