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by PeteC
Wed Aug 15, 2018 5:00 pm
Forum: Feeding Time
Topic: Som tam 5th on Lonely Planet's top 10 best dishes
Replies: 0
Views: 53

Som tam 5th on Lonely Planet's top 10 best dishes

Som tam 5th on Lonely Planet's top 10 best dishes Published: 15/08/2018 at 04:41 PM Online news: https://www.bangkokpost.com/news/general/1522150/som-tam-5th-on-lonely-planets-top-10-best-dishes?utm_source=bangkopost.com&utm_medium=homepage&utm_campaign=most_recent_box Som tam, the ever-popular Tha...
by PeteC
Wed Aug 15, 2018 3:02 pm
Forum: Life In Thailand, Opinion & Relationships
Topic: The Chicken Bone Man
Replies: 11
Views: 518

Re: The Chicken Bone Man

Out in the countryside I've seen people many times sitting by the side of a road, by a bridge, or under a tree picking small morsels off the ground and eating it. I think that, and the case and the chicken bone man, there are some mental issues in play. Similar to the local guy near me who walks dow...
by PeteC
Wed Aug 15, 2018 2:35 pm
Forum: The Beach Bar
Topic: Weather in Hua Hin & Thailand
Replies: 2804
Views: 244939

Re: Weather in Hua Hin & Thailand

Storm warning for 58 provinces Published: 15/08/2018 at 02:13 PM Online news: https://www.bangkokpost.com/news/general/1522114/storm-warning-for-58-provinces A storm warning is in force for 58 provinces through Saturday, with the possibility of flash floods, runoff and landslides, caused by tropica...
by PeteC
Wed Aug 15, 2018 1:29 pm
Forum: Sports Fans
Topic: The Rugby Thread
Replies: 1911
Views: 56643

Re: The Rugby Thread

I've got New Zealand by 31 on Saturday. Maybe too much :laugh: , but in the past I've always gone too low with them in these tournaments.....we'll see. Pete :cheers:
by PeteC
Wed Aug 15, 2018 12:55 pm
Forum: Sports Fans
Topic: The Rugby Thread
Replies: 1911
Views: 56643

Re: The Rugby Thread

The Rugby Championship Round 1
(all times local)

Saturday 18 August: Australia v New Zealand @ ANZ Stadium, Sydney (20:05) (17:05 Thai time)
Saturday 18 August: South Africa v Argentina @ Kings Park, Durban (17:05) (22:05 Thai time)
by PeteC
Tue Aug 14, 2018 5:42 am
Forum: The Beach Bar
Topic: Weather in Hua Hin & Thailand
Replies: 2804
Views: 244939

Re: Weather in Hua Hin & Thailand

As an FYI, Hua Hin now has its own radar loop. See below link.

Looking at the center of the source, the device(s) must be in one of the Thai Navy buildings/sites directly adjacent to the beach. Pete :cheers:

http://weather.tmd.go.th/hhnLoop.php
by PeteC
Tue Aug 14, 2018 5:26 am
Forum: The Beach Bar
Topic: Thailand Floods of 2018
Replies: 69
Views: 4800

Re: Thailand Floods of 2018

Khao Yai hit by severe runoff Downtown Nakhon Nayok at flood risk Published: 14/08/2018 at 04:16 AM Newspaper section: News https://www.bangkokpost.com/news/general/1521014/khao-yai-hit-by-severe-runoff Photos and video at link. Tourists at Khao Yai National Park in Nakhon Nayok were warned yesterd...
by PeteC
Tue Aug 14, 2018 5:14 am
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Greetings from Beaconsfield, UK
Replies: 3
Views: 270

Re: Greetings from Beaconsfield, UK

Welcome to the forum Howard. Have a look at the below link for multiple threads about busses and taxis from Bangkok. If you don't find anything specific enough let us know. Pete :cheers:

viewforum.php?f=7
by PeteC
Mon Aug 13, 2018 2:46 pm
Forum: Life In Thailand, Opinion & Relationships
Topic: Tips for recycling and reducing plastic use in Thailand
Replies: 180
Views: 12231

Re: Tips for recycling and reducing plastic use in Thailand

Yes, I agree wholeheartedly. If the theory is correct we should start to see pollution of all types decreasing in China, Vietnam, India, and also here in Thailand. I hope!

Indonesia, Cambodia, Burma, Philippines and Laos have much further to go IMO. Pete :cheers:
by PeteC
Mon Aug 13, 2018 11:33 am
Forum: Life In Thailand, Opinion & Relationships
Topic: Tips for recycling and reducing plastic use in Thailand
Replies: 180
Views: 12231

Re: Tips for recycling and reducing plastic use in Thailand

More examples of what is going into the Pacific Ocean from that place. I think it's fair to say the greater the poverty, the greater the pollution. Those struggling everyday to get enough to eat aren't going to give a toss about waste. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eauaTzEDQWg https://www.youtube....
by PeteC
Mon Aug 13, 2018 11:25 am
Forum: Life In Thailand, Opinion & Relationships
Topic: Tips for recycling and reducing plastic use in Thailand
Replies: 180
Views: 12231

Re: Tips for recycling and reducing plastic use in Thailand

The below location may top Thailand, but only by a very slight margin. It's Manila bay.

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by PeteC
Mon Aug 13, 2018 6:38 am
Forum: The Beach Bar
Topic: Thailand Floods of 2018
Replies: 69
Views: 4800

Re: Thailand Floods of 2018

Storms force dam discharge Four reservoirs come under close watch Published: 13/08/2018 at 02:30 AM Newspaper section: News https://www.bangkokpost.com/news/general/1520610/storms-force-dam-discharge The Nam Un dam in Sakon Nakhon is now holding 102% of its safe maximum capacity, necessitating cont...
by PeteC
Sun Aug 12, 2018 2:18 pm
Forum: Sports Fans
Topic: The Rugby Thread
Replies: 1911
Views: 56643

Re: The Rugby Thread

....and the "unofficial" Super Rugby site which most of the time is better than the official. :D No newsletter that I can find though. Pete :cheers:

http://www.superxv.com
by PeteC
Sun Aug 12, 2018 2:09 pm
Forum: Sports Fans
Topic: The Rugby Thread
Replies: 1911
Views: 56643

Re: The Rugby Thread

If you want to keep updated on Super Rugby, Pharvey, see below link and newsletter sign-up box. Pete :cheers:

https://sanzarrugby.com/superrugby/


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