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hua hin, THAILAND You may think our headline this week refers to the amount of rainfall the area has been experiencing in recent weeks, and that is certsinly newsworthy as this week the authorities closed the Pala-U Waterfall due to safety concerns of approaching water runoff. However our main story concerns the announcement of another water attraction to be opened, in 2014, following on from the two floating markets (with a third also scheduled), the Black Mountain Water Park, the recently opened Venezia and the impending addition to the Santorini Park development near Cha Am. The new Vana Nava Water Jungle has been announced via a YouTube video and an advertising ‘mural’ on the surrounding wall of the site, which is south of the town next to the Tesco Lotus Express after the flyover. The video (http://youtu.be/xyT5o69GXsQ) shows a variety of pools and water slides, as well as either hotel or condominium accommodation. The Vana Nava channel also hints at who is behind the project, stating that it is ‘A Proud Real Estate Development’, suggesting the involvement of the Liptapanlop family, who have already built the InterContinental Hua Hin Resort, and are partners in the Bluport Hua Hin Resort Mall project scheduled to open in 2015. These interests are controlled by Proud Group Holding under the guidance of Proudputh Liptapanlop, the 24 year old daughter of Suwat Liptapanlop, the veteran politician, and granddaughter of Jaraspim Liptapanlop, chairwoman of Prayoonwitt Group, the construction company which has been operating for over fifty years. The group also includes Jaras Aviation, which offers private jet services. The number of water themed attractions flooding in is only breached by the investment pouring into the area, and yet another sign that Hua Hin is set to become one of Thailand’s premier, albeit wet, destinations.

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even in countries that have all the checks and balances to prevent the corruption that so many expats appear to think is the cause.No one and nowhere is perfect, and if it were I’m not sure we’d want to live there. It is acceptable to complain or point out problems, as long as you are doing so in the right way, and this is the mistake many expats make I have lost count of the number of times I have heard someone say ‘Thais are lazy’ which is plainly not true for the entire country, and is ironic because the statement itself is a lazy generalisation. Every single one of us can be lazy, stupid, [insert criticism here] but I am sure there are many Thais working very hard right now to clean up Rayong - good luck to them.

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of donor animals which you keep in stock in the world. You basically kill animals and take all the stem cells from them, so you would still need animals for this technology’, ‘Right now, we are using 70 per cent of all our agricultural capacity to grow meat through livestock. You are going to need alternatives. If we don’t do anything, meat will become a luxury food and will become very expensive. ‘Livestock also contributes a lot to greenhouse gas emissions, more so than our entire transport system.’ The £250,000 needed to develop the burger was donated by an anonymous donor – who may reveal himself at next week’s taste-testing for a select few. The Food Standards Agency said that before going on sale, artificial meat would need regulatory approval. People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals said that cultured meat would be ethically acceptable if it meant less slaughtering.

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A section for all you budding etymologists where each week the origin of a word or phrase is investigated. This week it is..... Third time lucky The belief that the third time something is attempted is more likely to succeed than the previous two attempts. It is also used as a good luck charm - spoken just before trying something for the third time. The first time we come across what appears to be a precursor to this phrase is in Elizabeth Barrett Browning’s Letters addressed to R. H. Horne, 1839: ‘The luck of the third adventure’ is proverbial. It is listed explicitly in Alexander Hislop’s The proverbs of Scotland, 1862: “The third time’s lucky.” The ‘proverbial’ description from the mid 19th century suggest it dates from earlier, although how much earlier we can’t really tell. Why is the third time lucky? Again, we don’t know. There are a few suggestions. The most common is that it alludes to the belief that, under English law, anyone who survived three attempts at hanging would be set free. This is probably from the story of John ‘Babbacombe’ Lee. Lee was a West Country sailor who was convicted of the murder of Emma Keyse at Babbacombe Bay in

1885. He was sentenced to hang at Exeter prison and three attempts to execute him all failed. The Home Secretary of the time, Sir William Harcourt, commuted the sentence to life imprisonment and Lee was later freed. He was known thereafter as ‘the man they couldn’t hang’ and went on to live a long life, dying sometime in the 1940s. Fascinating story though it is, the use of ‘third time lucky’ predates it and thus it can’t be the origin. Nor is any earlier reference to the supposed English law on freeing those who survived three hanging attempts. This legal ruling never existed in any general sense and is restricted to isolated cases like Lee’s. Another suggestion is that it refers to the Christian Trinity, but there seems little to support that idea. It seems more likely that it is just a folk belief that, having had setbacks, we ought to persevere and not give up. This is enshrined in the phrase ‘try, try and try again’. Three seems to be the right number of times to try. Two isn’t enough but four is too many. Think of every time you’ve seen a drama in which a character tries to unlock a door with an set of unfamiliar keys. The first key fails, the second key fails - it is always the third that works.

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SUKHUMVIT TWENTY TWO 46 V 72 KHAO TAKIAP/HUA HIN A pool team consisting of 30 players and numerous spectators from 7 Hua Hin and Khao Takiap Bars, travelled to Queens Park Plaza Sukhmvit Soi 22, Bangkok last Saturday to play the first ever inter city challenge match and won! The match was scheduled to consist of 30 matches each in 5 locations but was cut short due to a torrential rain storm at the time of the planned cue off which caused a long delay. The end time was capped at 10pm by the match referees and the winning team was Hua Hin with a huge margin of 72 to 46. The host bars, Moonshine, Sport 20/2, Hideaway and Butterfly from Soi 22 and Christina’s Café from Soi 20 were extremely welcoming and supplied fantastic company and food to make it a memorable night. It began and ended with free shots of fire water supplied by Neil at Sport 20/2 Bar and the Trophy Presentation

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black and white Political correctness. Those two words strike terror in our hearts don’t they? One of the advantages of being an expat is that the level of ‘PC’ terror is significantly reduced. In fact in Thailand it has yet to register at all. And yet people there still manage to get by and co-exist quite amicably. On that never to be forgotten morning of Boxing Day 2004 for example, when the Asian Tsunami hit Thailands’ shores, my Thai neighbour alerted me to the breaking news on CNN by excitedly exclaiming that there was ‘good surfing’ down in Phuket. Another time in Pattaya a Thai friend, returning from her investigation into an incident in the next soi involving an expat who had fallen from a high rise apartment, calmly announced ‘He no Superman’. These kinds of reactions would usually be greeted with abject horror and disgust in the UK, (although we would privately waste no time in circulating the sick jokes,) but in Thailand we acknowledge those matter of fact comments as the norm. We probably all have similar examples, and we have all accepted them as the Thai way. So it was with some surprise that I read a report in a small Provincial UK newspaper on the recent horrific accident in the small town of Lac Megantic, Quebec, in which a runaway freight train carrying crude oil derailed, engulfing many of the towns’ buildings in a fireball. The article reported the rail hauliers’ president as saying ‘We’ve had a very good safety record for 10 years’, before adding ‘Well, I think we’ve blown it here.’ And I had always thought that we only saw that level of reporting in certain parts of the Thai media! Meanwhile ‘political correctness’ continues on it’s relentless path in the UK, where a black African cafe owner has caused controversy by putting a sign outside her cafe advising people not to enter if they have anything against black people - but if it’s good food they want they are welcome. This quite clever - and probably tongue in cheek marketing strategy has outraged the ‘PC’ brigade, who have been quick to declare that the cafe owners’ message implies that all white people are racist bigots. I just dread to think what the future holds for Black Pudding and white chocolate. Political Correctness of course goes hand in hand with Equal Opportunities, which, along with Health and Safety, must surely vie for the title of the most ridiculed aspect of modern Western society. And yet we have become so programmed in the UK that we daren’t speak out against the increasing constraints which these three powers place upon us. One effect of Equal Opportunities has been to open up

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hua hin/kao takiab ladies Pool League

results Week 15 29th July 2013 Sa Sa Bar v Railway Tavern n/a Somatch (3D+1) Bar v Muan Bar n/a Sunset Boulevard 7 - 5 Lanla Bar The Clansmen v Jaew Bar n/a The Dutchman v Dolphin Bar n/a The Lord Webb v Casanova Bar n/a The Squealing Pig v Breakfast Club n/a TK Roadhouse v Bobby’s Birds n/a

results Week 12 26th July 2013 Clansmen 4 - 4 Jaew Bar Dolphin Bar 5 - 3 The Sports Bar Hua Hin Miss You 3 - 5 Hey Hua Hin JW Black 0 - 8 Maria Bar 1 Lord Webb 3 - 5 Oasis Maria Bar 2 6 - 2 Sunset Boulevard Sofia Hotel 0 - 8 Lucky Shot A Friendly - Pa’s Beer Gdn v The Dutchman n/a

League Table

League Table D 0 2 1 3 4 4 2 3 6 1 1

L 0 2 3 3 2 3 5 5 4 7 8

+/- Pts 70 28 34 20 34 19 32 19 20 18 28 16 12 16 0 15 2 14 20 13 2 13

Team Maria Bar 1 Hey Hua Hin Lucky Shot A Dolphin Bar Oasis Maria Bar 2 JW Black Sunset B’vard Sports Bar Lord Webb Jaew Bar

P 11 12 11 11 10 11 10 10 11 10 12

W 9 8 6 7 7 5 5 4 3 3 2

D 2 2 5 2 1 5 3 2 3 2 4

L 0 2 0 2 2 1 2 4 5 5 6

+/- Pts 42 20 28 18 30 17 20 16 26 15 20 15 4 13 0 10 -4 9 0 8 -26 8

The Dutchman 14 5

2

7

-24

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HHin Miss You 11

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0

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-28

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P 14 13 13 14 13 13 14 14 14 14 15

Dolphin Bar

13 4

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The Dutchman 11

1

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8

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Casanova Bar

14 0

3

11 -62

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Clansmen

11

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3

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10 0

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10 -56

14 1

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Scottie’s Bar

Breakfast Club 14 0

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13 -94

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Sofia Hotel

Sa Sa Bar

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this week’s fixtures Week 13 2nd August 2013 Clansmen v Maria Bar 2 Jaew Bar v Lord Webb Lucky Shot A v Dolphin Bar Maria Bar 1 v Sunset Boulevard Oasis v Hua Hin Miss You The Dutchman v Sofia Hotel The Sports Bar v JW Black Friendly - Hey Hua Hin v Pa’s Beer Garden

fixtures Week 16 5th August 2013 Bobby’s Birds v Breakfast Club Somatch (3D+1) Bar v Railway Tavern Sunset Boulevard v Muan Bar The Clansmen v Lanla Bar The Dutchman v Jaew Bar The Lord Webb v Dolphin Bar The Squealing Pig v Casanova Bar TK Roadhouse v Sa Sa Bar

FRIDAY DARTS OPEN DARTS COMPETITION Each week you can join in a fun knockout competition at a different venue Friday 9th August Johnny’s 56 at 7.30 pm. Friday 16th August Jungle Juice at 7.30 pm. Friday 23rd August Hua Hin Miss You at 7.30 pm. Info : Martin 090 498 7511 and Oil 087 153 2259

Hua Hin’s only pool bar with THREE 9’ tables Ask about our drinks specials and other special offers Contact Andy on 086 178 1550 Email: aknabe@gmx.net 27/3 Poolsuk Road, Hua Hin

thursday friendly Pool League

W 14 9 9 8 7 6 7 6 4 6 6

Team Muan Bar Railway Tavern Jaew Bar Bobby’s Birds The Clansmen TK Roadhouse The Lord Webb Squealing Pig Sunset B’vard Somatch Bar Lanla Bar

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Hua Hin Pool Billiard League

next week’s fixtures Week 14 9th August 2013 Dolphin Bar v Oasis Hua Hin Miss You v Lord Webb JW Black v Hey Hua Hin Maria Bar 1 v Lucky Shot A Sofia Hotel v Jaew Bar Sunset Boulevard v The Dutchman The Sports Bar v Maria Bar 2 Friendly - Pa’s Beer Garden v Clansmen

results Week 2 25th July 2013 Casanova’s 8 - 10 Dara Bar Maria’s 11 - 7 Lanla Bar Railway Tavern 10 - 8 Jaew Bar Sasa Bar 11 - 7 J Sports Bar Sinatras 8 - 10 Hut Bar Squealing Pig 7 - 11 Clansmen League Table Team Clansmen Dara Bar Hut Bar Railway Tavern Maria’s Sasa Bar Jaew Bar Squealing Pig Casanova’s Sinatras J Sports Bar Lanla Bar

P 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2

W 2 2 2 2 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 0

D 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

Fixtures Week 4 8th August 2013 Casanova’s v J Sports Bar Clansmen v Hut Bar Railway Tavern v Maria’s Sasa Bar v Lanla Bar Sinatras v Jaew Bar Squealing Pig v Dara Bar

Please note that Scotties Bar has been replaced by Pa’s Beer Garden.

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L 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 1 2 2 2 2

+/- Pts 6 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 2 2 2 2 0 2 -2 2 -4 0 -4 0 -6 0 -6 0


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results Week 21 31st July 2013 Beer O’Clock Club 7 - 11 Beach Hut Bar Bobby’s Bangers 9 - 9 TK Roadhouse Casanova’s 3 - 15 Sunset Boulevard Hey Hua Hin 15 - 3 Lanla Bar Maria’s Bar 16 - 2 The Bridge Muan Bar 6 - 12 Jaew Bar Sinatras 4 - 14 Bobby’s Bar league table Team Sunset B’vard Maria’s Bar Hey Hua Hin Beach Hut Bar Jaew Bar TK Roadhouse Bobbys Bngrs Bobby’s Bar Muan Bar The Bridge Sinatras Lanla Bar Beer O’Clock Casanova’s

P 21 21 21 21 21 21 21 21 21 20 21 21 21 20

W 18 18 16 15 14 11 8 8 6 7 5 4 3 3

D 1 1 2 2 3 1 3 1 3 1 0 1 1 0

L 2 2 3 4 4 9 10 12 12 12 16 16 17 17

+/130 124 84 80 64 12 -24 -16 -20 -80 -68 -102 -72 -112

Pts 37 37 34 32 31 23 19 17 15 15 10 9 7 6

Fixtures Week 22 7th August 2013 Beach Hut Bar v Maria’s Bar Bobby’s Bar v Beer O’Clock Club Hey Hua Hin v Sinatras Lanla Bar v Casanova’s Sunset Boulevard v Bobby’s Bangers The Bridge v Jaew Bar TK Roadhouse v Muan Bar Please see the report on page 10 of the Inter City match between players from this league and a Bangkok team from the Sukhumvit league.

cha am POOL LEAGUE

results Week 16 25th July 2013 Blue Lagoon 2 2 - 4 Cha Cha Bar1 Butterfly Bar 3 - 3 Scandi Resort Cha Am Pub 4 - 2 Fiesta Bar 1 Cha Cha Bar2 1 - 5 Blue Lagoon 1 Fiesta Bar 2 4 - 2 Birdy Bar fixtures Week 18 8th August 2013 Birdy Bar v Blue Lagoon 1 Blue Lagoon 2 v Butterfly Bar Cha Am Pub v Scandi Resort Cha Cha Bar2 v Fiesta Bar 1 Fiesta Bar 2 v Cha Cha Bar1 League table Team Blue Lagoon 2 Fiesta Bar 2 Cha Cha Bar1 Fiesta Bar 1 Scandi Resort Birdy Bar Butterfly Bar Cha Cha Bar2 Blue Lagoon 1 Cha Am Pub

P W D L +/- Pts 16 11 1 4 28 23 16 9 4 3 28 22 16 8 4 4 6 20 16 6 6 4 14 18 16 7 4 5 0 18 16 5 5 6 2 15 16 3 8 5 -12 14 16 5 2 9 -16 12 16 4 3 9 -12 11 16 2 3 11 -38 7

hash house harriers

A drinking Club with a running and walking Problem! The Cha-Am and Hua Hin Hash House Harrier Clubs meet alternate Saturdays for around an hours run/walk in the countryside followed by a social gathering with beer, soft drinks, water and snacks then later to a nearby restaurant for a meal. If you would like to come along then visit the websites at www.cah3.info or www.huahinhhh.com or the Facebook page at www.facebook. com/H2H3CAH3 for full details and directions. People attending and participating do so entirely at their own risk. NEXT RUN Saturday 3rd August 2013 @ 4.30 pm CHA-AM H3 Run #211 Hashers, This run is midway between Hua Hin & Cha Am not far from the Same Dam Place. On Phetkasem Road, travel north from Hua Hin and south from Cha Am and turn west onto Chom Phol road at the 220 km marker. Then travel 5.8 km to HHH sign on the left at the Car Park. If coming from the bypass highway, you will reach Chom Phol Road between the 16 & 17 km markers. Turn east and find the HHH sign at 2 km on the right. GPS coordinates N 12.667783 E 099.899167 or N 12 40.067 E 099 53.950 HARES – Onefer & Dave the Rave Fees: Male Drinkers ฿200, Female Drinkers ฿150, Teetotalers ฿100, kids ฿50, under 8’s Free.

HUA HIN social POOL LEAGUE

results Week 13 31st July 2013 All Nations 55 9 - 10 King Bar A Billys B 8 - 11 Buckleys Jungle Juice A v JW Black n/a JW Red 9 - 10 Tiger Bar King Bar B 10 - 9 All Nations GH O’Neills Sports Bar 12 - 7 Billys A Pink Panther 5 - 14 Jungle Juice B SOMatch Bar 8 - 11 Sabai Sofia Hotel v Moonlight Fixtures Week 14 7th August 2013 All Nations GH v All Nations 55 Billys A v Sofia Hotel Buckleys v JW Red Jungle Juice A v Pink Panther JW Black v O’Neills Sports Bar King Bar A v SOMatch Bar Moonlight v King Bar B Sabai v Billys B Tiger Bar v Jungle Juice B

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league table Team Buckleys JW Red Moonlight Jungle Juice B King Bar B King Bar A Tiger Bar All Nations GH Pink Panther Sabai Jungle Juice A JW Black Billys B O’Neills Sports Bar SOMatch Bar Billys A Sofia Hotel All Nations 55

P 13 13 11 13 12 11 13 13 13 12 12 12 13 10 13 13 11 12

W 13 10 10 9 8 8 8 8 7 6 5 5 5 4 2 1 1 0

L 0 3 1 4 4 3 5 5 6 6 7 7 8 6 11 12 10 12

+/- Pts 89 26 63 20 55 20 45 18 36 16 31 16 15 16 11 16 31 14 1 12 -6 10 -18 10 -33 10 -18 8 -57 4 -76 2 -95 2 -74 0

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cha am darts fun LEAGUE

HUA HIN DARTS LEAGUE

results Week 16 24th July 2013 Blue Lagoon 2 15-3 Dart Flyers 1 Buddy Harley 12-6 Buddy Bar Dart Flyers 2 8-10 Blue Lagoon 1 Scandy Resort 10-8 T-C No game - Paradise Corner Bar

division 1 results Week 8 30th July 2013 CAT Karaoke 13 - 5 Buddy Bar Hua Hin Miss You 2 11 - 7 Blue Lagoon 1 Johnny’s 56 0 - 18 Jungle Juice A Play Sports Lounge 0 - 18 Paradise

FIXTURES Week 18 14th August 2013 Buddy Harley v Paradise Corner Bar Dart Flyers 2 15 - 3 Drt Flyers 1 (played early) Scandy Resort v Buddy Bar T-C 8 - 10 Blue Lagoon 1 (played early) No game - Blue Lagoon 2 League table Team Buddy Bar P’dise Corner T-C Scandy Resort Blue Lagoon 2 Buddy Harley Blue Lagoon 1 Dart Flyers 2 Dart Flyers 1

P 15 14 16 14 14 13 15 16 15

W 11 10 9 8 7 7 6 4 0

D 1 1 1 1 2 1 1 0 0

L 3 3 6 5 5 5 8 12 15

+/- Pts 86 23 82 21 14 19 22 17 56 16 8 15 -26 13 -58 8 -184 0

fixtures Week 9 6th August 2013 Blue Lagoon 1 v Buddy Bar Johnny’s 56 v Hua Hin Miss You 2 Jungle Juice A v Play Sports Lounge Paradise v CAT Karaoke

league table Team Jungle Juice A CAT Karaoke Paradise Buddy Bar Blue Lagoon 1 HHin Miss You 2 Play Sports Johnny’s 56

P W D 8 7 0 8 7 0 7 6 1 8 4 0 8 2 1 8 2 0 8 2 0 7 0 0

L 1 1 0 4 5 6 6 7

+/- Pts 82 14 48 14 82 13 8 8 -24 5 -56 4 -56 4 -84 0

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10% OFF FOR DARTS LEAGUE PLAYERS division 2 results Week 8 30th July 2013 All Nations Guesthouse 13 - 5 O’Neills Blue Lagoon 2 18 - 0 All Nations 55 Chill Chill Bar 5 - 13 Hua Hin Miss You 1 Robin’s Rest 4 - 14 CAT Jiggapik fixtures Week 9 6th August 2013 All Nations 55 v Robin’s Rest All Nations Guesthouse v Blue Lagoon 2 CAT Jiggapik v Chill Chill Bar Hua Hin Miss You 1 v O’Neills

league table Team All Nations GH Blue Lagoon 2 CAT Jiggapik HHin Miss You 1 Robin’s Rest O’Neills All Nations 55 Chill Chill Bar

P W D 7 6 0 8 6 0 8 4 1 8 4 0 7 4 0 8 2 1 7 2 0 7 1 0

L 1 2 3 4 3 5 5 6

+/- Pts 62 12 46 12 -4 9 16 8 10 8 -22 5 -42 4 -66 2

HUA HIN GOLF Butterfly Rock Golf society

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robin’s roll up

Results 26th July 2013 Majestic A - B Stableford 30 entered 1st Kari-Matti Mannikko 39 pts (09) 2nd Chuck Carriere 39 pts (11) 3rd Han Hakvoort 38 pts (14) 4th Petra Van Der Kroon 38 pts (13)

RESULTS 31st July 2013 Grand Prix Stableford 21 entered 1st Brian Humphries 35 pts (16) 2nd Wij Wijesena 34 pts (11) 3rd Bob Welsh 33 pts (11) 4th Geoff G Batt-Rawden 33 pts (08)

Held every Friday at Palm Hills. Thanks to Robin Heath for organising and results. Results: 26th July 2013 Front 9 - A. Byrne 20 pts Back 9 - A. Byrne 20 pts Overall - A. Byrne 40 pts

23rd July 2013 Banyan Stableford 23 entered 1st Neil Henderson 37 pts (08) 2nd May Peeters 37 pts (25) 3rd Mario Aiello 37 pts (15) 4th Sheila Bird 35 pts (28)

29th July 2013 Evergreen Kanchanaburi Stableford 24 entered 1st Ronnie Thorley 36 pts (20) 2nd Brian Humphries 35 pts (16) 3rd Peter Dunne 35 pts (08) 4th Bill Henderson 33 pts (09)

cha am golf club

forthcoming fixtures 6th August 2013 Springfield Summer Pairs /Stableford 9th August 2013 Majestic Medal / Stableford

Upcoming Fixtures 5th August 2013 Lakeview Medal 7th August 2013 Majestic Creek Russian Roulette

The Club welcomes anyone interested in the game of golf. They have Members of all abilities and experience and include men and lady golfers from twelve different nations. Contact: secretary@chaamgolfclub.com FIXTURES August 2013 7th August 2013 Club Event 21st August 2013 Novelty Event 28th August 2013 Club Event

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Chelsea could take advantage of Real Madrid’s pursuit of Bale with a £20m offer for 26-year-old Germany midfielder Sami Khedira. Source: Metro Arsenal will have to pay £55m if they still want Suarez after the striker dropped his pursuit of arbitration as a means of leaving for less. Source: Daily Mirror Suarez has not requested Premier League intervention in his contract dispute with Liverpool, one week on from Arsenal’s club record bid of £40m plus £1 for the Uruguay international. Source: the Guardian Tottenham target Roberto Soldado’s prospective move to White Hart Lane may not be as close to completion as first thought, with the 28-year-old striker keeping quiet over his future. Source: Metro Queens Park Rangers midfielder Joey Barton, 30, wants to play for his beloved Everton - and will take a 50% pay cut to make the move happen. Source: Daily Mirror Liverpool face fierce competition from Borussia Dortmund for the signature of 23-year-old Rubin Kazan forward Salomon Rondon. Source: Daily Express Everton are preparing a £15m offer for Wigan star James McCarthy even after being told the midfielder, 22, will not be allowed to leave for less than £20m. Source: Daily Star Newcastle are intensifying their efforts to secure QPR striker Loic Remy, 26, on a season-long loan deal after being deterred from a move for Lyon forward Bafetimbi Gomis by the French club’s demands for a fee in excess of £6.9m for the 27-year-old. Source: Chronicle Live West Ham are still in the market to sign Udinese forward Matej Vydra, 21, as they look to solve their striking problems. Source: Metro Sunderland manager Paolo Di Canio plans to make Panathinaikos winger Charis Mavrias, 19, his 10th summer signing. Source: the Sun Cardiff are bidding £8m for Tottenham defender Steven Caulker, 21. Source: Daily Mail Striker Fernando Torres, 29, could be offered an exit from Chelsea after Valencia showed interest. Source: the Times

(all times Thailand) Saturday 3rd August 2013 CHAMPIONSHIP Burnley v Bolton 18:15 Barnsley v Wigan 21:00 Birmingham v Watford 21:00 Bournemouth v Charlton 21:00 Doncaster v Blackpool 21:00 Leeds v Brighton 21:00 Middlesbrough v Leicester 21:00 Millwall v Yeovil 21:00 Nottm Forest v Huddersfield 21:00 QPR v Sheff Wed 21:00 Reading v Ipswich 21:00 SCOTTISH PREMIER LEAGUE Partick Thistle v Dundee Utd 01:45 Aberdeen v Kilmarnock 21:00 Inverness CT v St Mirren 21:00 Celtic v Ross County 23:15 Sunday 4th August 2013 CHAMPIONSHIP Derby v Blackburn 22:00 SCOTTISH PREMIER LEAGUE Hibernian v Motherwell 19:15 St Johnstone v Hearts 21:00 cryptic Crossword Solution

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The website address to sign in or sign up is fantasy.premierleague.com/ AWOL CHALLENGE final TABLE 2012/2013 Team GW TOT 1 Mr Cha Aming 58 2,160 2 Dunne’s Destroyers 45 2,110 3 Red and Blue Bangers 61 2,110 4 Beeblebrox 73 2,088 5 Hua Hin United 61 2,055 6 War Pachyderms 48 2,000 7 Frankies 16 51 1,958 8 Heskeys RollerSkates 53 1,917 9 I am....Sasha Fierce 53 1,862 10 LOST CAFE 35 1,822 11 CHANGE NAME 43 1,817 12 Event Horizon 50 1,784 13 Portsmouth City FC 34 1,778 14 AWOL Wanderers 38 1,751 15 Wanderlust United 42 1,725 16 Waslington Rovers 42 29 1,683 17 Changlodge Raiders 45 1,667 18 Racing Thai 32 1,324

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the bald truth stressed out Rooney banks on murray hair swap deal

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The stress brought on by doubts over his status at Manchester United has forced Wayne Rooney to enter the hair transfer market after his implants started to fall out. The Manchester United footballer has made an audacious bid to buy Andy Murray’s hair. Murray had originally offered his hair on a 3 month roll over loan deal, but has been persuaded by his mother to “cash in now”: “I am surprised he has held on to it for so long. It needs constant mowing and cutting back”. The tennis player’s mother has also negotiated a sell on clause earning him 25% of any transfer fee should Rooney sell the hair on. Murray has never really been in control of his tumbleweed mane and feels it is now time to part with his unruly locks: “It can get very windy at Grand Slams. My hair often breaks down on crucial points”

Left: REVEALED - Rooney seen at Wimbledon not to watch the tennis but to conclude negotiations over the hair deal, apparently brokered by SNP leader Alex Salmond, who will also get a cut

The Scot will be taking Rooney’s surviving follicles in part exchange, with all the hair on Rooney’s back thrown in as an ‘add on’. But top sports psychologist Jeckyll Hyde has warned of the “Frankenstein Effect” of hair transplant swop deals: “Rooney, with Murray’s hair, will need to be “mentally strong” enough to play his Game Boy console for several hours a day and “come for tea” when his mum calls him. And the newly bald and hairy backed Murray must ensure that he doesn’t get caught shagging grannies during Wimbledon fortnight”.

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