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Thepsuda Bridge Thailand

DJI, Isaan from Above, Thepsuda Bridge, Lam Pao Reservoir. Sahatsakhan, Kalasin, Thailand

Thepsuda BridgeThe Lam Pao Reservoir is not at a level that local farmers might appreciate and are being told not to plant a…Continue reading


Dawn at Thepsuda Bridge 06.11.11

This is the longest Bridge in Thailand and until 3 months ago there was not a signpost to be found. More here: Dawn at Thepsuda Bridge 06.11.11…Continue reading


Lampao Reservoir, Kalasin, Thailand 15.08.12

Stopped at the south eand of the resevoir wher the dam and gates are located. There is no discharge into the river , but there is into the irrigation canals that are running full and fast. At the…Continue reading


A Washout in Kalasin leads to a Interesting Queens Birthday Weekend in Khon Kaen, Thailand

We arrived in Kalasin on a rainy cloudy boring Saturday. Generally I now stay at Soontri Apartments near the bus station. The place is a bit long in the tooth, but clean, the WIFI is actually…Continue reading


The Pullet Surprise Entries this Month in Thailand 25.10.12

If you are in anyway familiiar with the state of journalism in Thailand it will come as no surprise that I have created an award for thainess in journalism which I call the Pullet Surprise a far distant cousin to the Pulitzer Prize awarded to real journalists. Never at a loss for entries listed here are some I have found and some that have been sent to me.

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The Pullet Surprise Entries this Month in Thailand 25.10.12

Thailand’s Nearly English Language Dailies going after a Pullet Surprise

I am not sure I remember ever hearing about

More Shit for the Bog From around Thailand 25.09.12

Sometimes it is hard to believe that the fine reporters at Thailand’s Nearly English Language Dailies actually get paid for what they do,

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More Shit for the Bog From around Thailand 25.09.12

Thailand’s Nearly English Language Dailies,From Behind the Khao Ngiow Curtain 17.09.12

pullet surprise for journalism Just when I think it might only be a

all Thais are Treated Equally under the Rule of Law

To bring about a Thai society that is reconciled, based on the rule of law which meets international standards, whereby all Thais are treated equally. Thank you very much to Lucky Ying Shinawatra the Prime Minister of Thailand and sister of our National hero a convicted fugitive felon Toxin. The quote was taken from the press kit for the “Experience Thailand” blurb for the also dodgy

Are we Inundated in Flooding or Flooded in Bullshit Thaiflood 2012

Atiya Achakulwisut a Deputy Editor with The Bangkok Post informs us that we are

In Thailand they call this Journalism

” Reporters accused of extortion “, is the Thai way. Instead of investigating to find out how it is this operator manages to be open at 0300h.

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In Thailand they call this Journalism

And this weeks winner of the Pullet Surprise for Comedy in Thailand

” Bangkok flood drainage tests satisfying ” now I am not sure what the Thai government meant by satisfying but the punchline sez it all

Who cares about a Kids Brain when they have Six Senses in Thailand

The National News Bureau of Thailand has provided us with another deep insight into Thainess, ” Expert: Tablet PCs slow brain development in children “. I knew all along it was a Thai Rak Thai v3.1 plot to ensure future voters.

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Who cares about a Kids Brain when they have Six Senses in Thailand