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issue 2 65 10 January 2014

Siamese Stories English Corner Noticeboard Banking On It

golf city unprecedented media exposure expected as asian golf tour arrives

hua hin, THAILAND At a time when Thailand desperately needs some positive global exposure to counter the ongoing protests in Bangkok, Hua Hin is set to provide it as the penultimate round of the Asian Golf Tour will take place here, at the Black Mountain Golf Club from 16th to 19th January. The tournament is the King’s Cup, and a five year deal has recently been signed with the Asian Tour, although it is not know if it will always be staged in Hua Hin - however for the first time ever this month’s event will be broadcast live, over all four rounds on the Asian Tour’s global television platform which reaches over 180 countries and 640 million homes, ensuring extensive worldwide exposure for the Hua Hin, sponsors, and the Kingdom of Thailand itself. The tournament has also had it’s total prize money raised to $1 million (nearly 33 million baht), and will feature not only Hua Hin locals Prom Meesawat and Prayad Marksaeng, but also last year’s winner Arnond Vongvanij, and European players such as Swedes Johan Edfors, who won the inaugural Black Mountain Masters, Daniel Chopra and Fredrick Andersson Hed, as well as German Alex Cejka. In total there are 144 players taking part, and there will be local expat interest in Scotsman Simon Yates who lives in the area. The extensive media coverage will undoubtedly raise the profile of Hua Hin further, as both a top tourist and golfing destination and it must be hoped that this offsets to some extent the reported falling tourist arrivals in Thailand. Tee times were not available at press time, but more information on the event can be found on the Asian Tour website tournaments/74/ and details of the Black Mountain course on their website


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thailand weather (9-1-14) Place Temp. Hum. Conditions Aranyaprathet 30 °C 49% Clear Bangkok 32 °C 38% Clear Bhumibol Dam 31 °C 40% Haze Bua Chum 30 °C 35% Clear Chaiyaphum 28 °C 38% Haze Chanthaburi 32 °C 38% Haze Chiang Mai 29 °C 37% Clear Chiang Rai 26 °C 51% Partly Cloudy Chumphon 30 °C 51% Haze Hat Yai 29 °C 70% Mostly Cloudy Kam Paeng Phet 31 °C 89% Clear Kanchanaburi 32 °C 41% Haze Khanom 31 °C 66% Mostly Cloudy Khlong Yai 32 °C 57% Mist Khon Kaen 29 °C 48% Clear Ko Lanta 30 °C 79% Scattered Clds Ko Samui 31 °C 66% Mostly Cloudy Ko Sichang 32 °C 38% Clear Krabi 30 °C 79% Scattered Clds Laemchabang 33 °C 50% Clear Lampang 30 °C 48% Partly Cloudy Lamphun 32 °C 42% Clear Loei 29 °C 45% Haze Lop Buri 33 °C 43% Clear Mae Hong Son 27 °C 42% Clear Mae Sariang 25 °C 44% Clear Mae Sot 30 °C 38% Haze Mukdahan 29 °C 33% Partly Cloudy Nakhon Phanom 29 °C 33% Partly Cloudy Nakhon Ratch. 29 °C 39% Haze Nakhon Sawan 32 °C 38% Haze Nakhon Si Tham. 30 °C 66% Mostly Cloudy Nan 28 °C 42% Clear

Place Temp. Hum. Conditions Narathiwat 27 °C 84% Overcast Nong Khai 29 °C 55% Partly Cloudy Pattani 27 °C 84% Overcast Pattaya 35 °C 22% Clear Phayao 26 °C 51% Partly Cloudy Phetchabun 31 °C 89% Clear Phetchaburi 29 °C 74% Partly Cloudy Phitsanulok 31 °C 89% Clear Phrae 30 °C 48% Scattered Clds Phuket 32 °C 43% Mostly Cloudy Prachin Buri 33 °C 43% Clear Prachuap K.khan 29 °C 74% Partly Cloudy Ranong 33 °C 26% Scattered Clds Rayong 31 °C 50% Haze Roi Et 30 °C 31% Haze Sakon Nakhon 29 °C 33% Partly Cloudy Sattahip 32 °C 38% Haze Satun 29 °C 70% Mostly Cloudy Songkhla 29 °C 70% Mostly Cloudy Suphan Buri 33 °C 43% Clear Surat Thani 30 °C 66% Mostly Cloudy Surin 30 °C 36% Haze Tak 31 °C 37% Haze Takua Pa 32 °C 43% Mostly Cloudy Tha Tum 29 °C 37% Clear Tha Wang Pha 28 °C 42% Clear Thong Pha Phum 33 °C 42% Haze Trang 30 °C 62% Scattered Clds Ubon Ratchathani 30 °C 40% Clear Udon Thani 29 °C 40% Clear Uttaradit 30 °C 48% Scattered Clds Wichian Buri 32 °C 32% Clear

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stories ring in the new By Roger Norwood There has been a lot of media chatter in recent weeks about the possibility of a civil war breaking out in Thailand, although many of the long term expats I have spoken to have dismissed the possibility, normally based on what they have seen happen here before. Some however think that this time it is different and more serious than before, while there are some commentators predicting that the nation will divide into two separate entities. For those of us living in the Hua Hin area though there does seem to be a rather detached view of things, because of a couple of things; firstly the distance we are from the protests and any likely battlegrounds, and

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secondly because of the status of the area due to the royal connection - I don’t think anyone imagines that any Thais would want to show any disrespect in the home of the moarch. There definitely seems to be an impasse at present between the protesters and their opposition - the protests go on and the politicians show restraint while the red shirt supporters seethe at the injustice, making comparisons to their long protest and its outcome, Personally I think i side with the old hands as to the possibility of large scale fighting - t I think that it is likely to be quashed very quickly, and in the way that is most common here - a coup by the army. It won’t solve the problem but it will bring

some kind of temporary order. Ultimately the Thais will find a way to appease everyone so that no one loses face and everybody gets something, and an uneasy truce will break out. This seems to be the way these things happen here, and all the more likley because according to one recent report, less than a quarter of the population are strongly in support of either side in this dispute, leaving a large majority who want it all to go away. By this time next week we might well know how this could pan out, with the proposed Bangkok blockade taking place on 13th January. If you have to go to Bangkok, stay safe, and I’ll see you next week!


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Before he foisted himself upon it, he had placed his hands on a female passenger and attempted to kiss a member of staff. According to fiscal dispute Jim Eodanable, he also fell on to his face and began rubbing his chest, sticking his tongue out and yelling about what he wanted to do to his boyfriend. The 25-year-old’s behaviour was so distressing for the crew member that she ran off the train at the next stop. His baffling tryst with the trolley, on a Friday afternoon in July, happened as a ScotRail service travelled from Aberdeen to Glasgow. During an earlier hearing in November, the Scotsman admitted causing fear and alarm, as well as behaving in a threatening or abusing manner. At Perth Sheriff Court this week, Davidson, from Angus, was placed on community payback and ordered to carry out 100 hours of unpaid work. However, he was taken off the sex offenders’ register because the sexual element of the case was not deemed to be significant. Davidson’s solicitor, Grant Bruce, said: ‘He has no recollection of what happened on the train at all but accepts he behaved in this manner. He was completely intoxicated by alcohol and a legal high. He has now curtailed his social life to a great degree because of this incident. It is something that has never happened before and is unlikely to ever happen again.’

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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..... I haven’t got a clue Without any knowledge or understanding. This little phrase, which is often given as ‘I don’t have a clue’, doesn’t at first sight appear to be idiomatic at all and hardly deserving of investigation. After all, a clue is an insight or idea that points us towards a solution. To be without a clue is simply to be ignorant. However, a clue (also spelled clew) previously had a different meaning - a globular ball formed from coiling worms or the like or, more specifically, a ball of thread. Clew has been used with that meaning for at least a thousand years and citations of it in Old English date back to 897AD, when no less an author than Aelfred, King of Wessex used it in his West-Saxon translation of Gregory’s Pastoral Care. Shakespeare also used the word with the ‘thread’ meaning, for example, in All’s Well that Ends Well, 1602: “If it be so, you have wound a goodly clewe.” That seems a long way from crossword clues or Sherlock Holmes’ stories. How did we get from a ball of thread to the current meaning of clue? Go back to Greek myth and recall the tale of Theseus and the Minotaur. Theseus entered the labyrinth to kill the half-man, half-bull Minotaur. He did so but was only able to find his way out by retracing his path, marked by the string given to him by Ariadne. So, Theseus ‘had a clew’ about the safe route out of the maze and was able to escape. Geoffrey Chaucer recorded this story in The Legend of Ariadne, Part VI of The Legend of Good Women, 1385: Therto have I a remedie in my thoght, By a clewe of twyn as he hath gon, The same weye he may returne a-non, ffolwynge alwey the thred as he hath come. So, don’t be clueless - all you need is some string.

A bonus origin this week, with the phrase ‘If wishes were horses, beggers would ride’. This proverb is recorded in English from quite an early date. A version of the expression appeared in the published works of William Camden in the 17th century. Camden was an interesting character; a historian and one of the select few who could write ‘Herald’ as his job description. He was one of three senior heralds of the College of Arms under Queen Elizabeth I. In 1605, Camden collected together his miscellaneous notes on English and Classic history and published them under the title The Remaines of a Greater Worke Concerning Britain. He didn’t put his name to the work and dismissed it as “the rude rubble and out-cast rubbish… of a greater and more serious worke”. The book was republished in several versions and included this proverb: If wishes were thrushes, then beggers would eat birds Acquiring thrushes has now somewhat gone out of fashion as an aspiration of beggers. However, if eating thrushes is your thing, Camden is your man. It is clear that the ‘horses’ and ‘birds’ versions are essentially the same proverb. Other 17th century versions also exist, including ‘if wishes were buttercakes, beggers might bite’, which was recorded in John Ray’s A Collection of English Proverbs, 1670. The first known citation of the proverb in the form we now know it is in James Carmichaell’s Collection of Proverbs in Scots: If wishes were horses, beggers wald ryde. The date of Carmichaell’s work is unclear but it does appear to have been published in his lifetime and he died in 1628. Whether it was Carmichaell or Camden who first recorded the proverb is currently uncertain. Is there an English phrase or saying that you would like to know more about? Email it to us on

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fat is a political issue Political correctness continues this week with muffin tops, bingo wings and thunder thighs. All terms our women readers will be familiar with, even those who don’t identify with them personally. Have you noticed how Thai people can make the word ‘pompoey’ sound almost complimentary? ‘Aaah, pompoey’ they say with a smile, while gently patting a farang beer belly. And of course they don’t really mind that extra bit of fat at all, or mean any offence, because it is a sign that the farang can afford to eat well. In the UK however, once we have left the playground taunts behind, we avoid using the word ‘fat’ altogether when talking to people, even our best friends. We don’t call people ‘skinny’ to their faces either. In fact even when we are worried about a friends’ weight and appearance we find it very difficult to broach the subject at all. But that doesn’t mean that we don’t recognise those bits of our own bodies which are beginning to swell, sag, or flop around. Of course we do, and we are quite capable of referring to our own bingo wings and muffin tops in company, and deciding for ourselves whether or not we can be bothered to do anything about it, or just let nature take its’ inevitable course. But now our Equalities Minister (yes - we have one of those), Jo Swinson, has decided that terms like muffin top, bingo wings and thunder thighs should be banned. Liberal Democrat Ms Swinson thinks that this kind of ‘fat talk’ is depressingly commonplace, and doesn’t believe that women should be using it to insult their own bodies. She has clearly never been within earshot of my gaggle of friends when we are in our favourite real ale bar in Hull of a Wednesday evening. Swigging back pints of Great Newsome while comparing the sorry state of our

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feet, (crows’ as well as those at the ends of our legs,) and discussing whether we are getting a bit too crepey to risk a lower neckline, or how we just couldn’t wear that sleeveless number without a pashmina. We are not insulting our own bodies, (although we reserve the right to do so if we wish,) simply being realistic. Coincidentally Jo Swinson, who also runs an all party group on body image, did once work in Hull for a local radio station, and stood against our very own tubby John Prescott in a 2001 election, stealing 6% of his Labour constituency voters. Not enough to rock the boat of course, but she went on to take a Scottish Lib Dem seat in the 2005 General Election, becoming the then youngest ever Member of Parliament. She is a good looking, very successful, well educated woman, who appears to be of average size and shape, has apparently survived childbirth without any noticeable ill effect, and can clearly afford to be well groomed. You have to wonder what qualifies her to speak so vehemently about the need to promote positive body image in women, so that they can increase healthy behaviour and become more successful. Yes, there have been some dangerous precedents set by the trend for ultra thin catwalk models and celebrities. Young people are impressionable, and some do become ill in their attempts to look just like their role models. But is banning a few commonplace words going to change that? Or would it be more productive to try to change the habits of those parents who constantly undermine the confidence of their tiny children by swearing and screaming abuse at them in public.


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Business restaurant for sale in Soi 94, only 3 months old with new fully fitted kitchen, feature barbecue, and furniture in a large open dining area (over 400 sq.m) currently with over 50 seats. Next to two hotels and near several others with easy parking outside. Two bedrooms plus bathroom in addition to restaurant bathrooms. Our reliable Thai chef able to cook international food is also available for a new owner. 800,000 baht or offers. Call 092 472 4805 or email farm bed and breakfast - Beautiful Thai countryside, ideal for walking or bird watching or just relaxing in a riverside setting. Very reasonable rates. On the way to Kaengkrachan National Park - can arrange pick up for you if needed. Contact or, telephone 0867 971957 Restaurant. Good location on main road. Very low rental. All equipment etc 5 months old. Easy convert to any food style or Bar/Food. Equipment cost only. Owner going home. 080 948 2926 Shop for rent in good area on Phetkasem Road. Please call 089 761 5903 for details. For Sale Sabai Restaurant Bar soi 116. 5 year 8 months lease, Rent paid up to August 2015. 6 tables room for more. Selling due to baby. 350,000 baht. Tel Thai Toom 082 364 4740, Eng. Steve 085 930 8952 restaurant equipment sale Gas charbroiler 70cm x 70cm free standing works great 11,000 baht or offer; flat top gas grill 80cm x 80cm free standing or counter top 10,000 baht or offer, 2 basket french fryer, free standing or counter top works good 7,000 baht or offer. Call 087 662 4408 wanted guesthouse/hotel within 400m of beach near central Hua Hin. Call 081 817 3000



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Employment Staff wanted: Full time restaurant service staff, good behavior, basic English is required. Experince in service is an advantage. Good salary, bonus and gratifications. Management trainee for restaurant service. Experience in restaurant service, good spoken and written English, experience In restaurant management is required. Full training will be provided. Full or half time office staff. Basic experience with Windows office, organization is an advantage. Good English is required. Cleaner, one day a week 8 hours. Basic English is an advantage. Salary THB 600 – 800 / day.Please contact: K. Nuch 089 742 58 25 or 032 530 067

Tel. 080 630 5740 (Eng/Swe) 087 138 0221 (Thai) staff wanted. Friendly Locals Bar Soi 88 please Call 032511825 or 0854290378 Thai lady, English speaking is looking for job, 1 day/week on Saturday or Sunday as maid, waitress, cook or anything else. Reliable and hard working. Tel 0842397551 guesthouse requires staff - maid, daytime and nighttime staff and security guard. Please call 081 817 3000 or 087 155 6115 staff wanted for day and night shifts at bar/ restaurant in Soi 102. Call Colin on 089 238 8397

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General Electrolux tumble dryer, 8,500 baht never used. Call 081 142 6293 or 085 427 3542. Expat moving sale~ Hitachi Fridge - 22.cubic silver - 19,000B warranty; LG- 7kg front-load washer - 18,000B warranty; Samsung 52” 3D T.V. with hand & voice recognition - 95,000 B. w/warranty (Includes wireless surround system with bluetooth, subwoofer + +); L-shape sofa - 19,000 B. Call - 081-919-7769 Thai Ridgeback puppy 6 Months Female color (blue) Pure breed with Reg Thai Kennel Club. Call 081919-7769 10,000 Baht special offer! collection of CDs, Classic and Pop, all genres from the fifties to the present day. Over 300 in the collection. Offers invited. Call 087 088 2586. Shop dummies and display units for sale. Call 089 530 8771. Solid Hardwood Dining room chairs. I have 5 Hardwood Dining room chairs for sale, 2,500 B each. They are brand new, never used. Made of Mai Dang hardwood. Very sturdy. Contact Dave on 083 692 8050

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auto: 3 wheels & LESS For sale Yamaha Nouvo Elegance oct 2008 white Alloy wheels back box Serviced every 4000 kl regardless Insurance and tax one year 23000 kl mint condition Price 33000 bht Contact steve 085 930 8952 Toom. 082 364 4740

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commercial property centrally located guesthouse for sale. Please contact 089 530 8771 for details. *modern shop and apartment for sale. 3.5 m baht Fully owned, no lease. Contact owner on 085 542 2918 or 2919. More details on or popular restaurant business for sale in Hua Hin; 2.4m baht. More details on central hua hin bar for sale. Great opportunity in the heart of the nightlife area. Rent paid until December 2013 and locked in at the same rate for five years. Well established for over 8 years this has often been one of the busiest bars in town. Offers in the region of 3 million baht wanted - contact 081 649 8361 if you are a serious buyer. sunrise coast commercial properties - we have a variety of land, resorts and other commercial opportunities available in the Bang Saphan area. Contact 089 530 8771 for details.

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Property wanted WANTED TO BUY: 3 Bed 2 Bath 1 level Villa Furnished/ Unfurnished Takiab area Please call/email me if you know of a villa like this for sale. Must be peaceful as selling existing home in Hua Hin as Russian neighbours from hell. 083 593 8987 or House and land wanted. Does your Thai friend or family have a dilapidated house on land to offer? In or somewhat close to Hua Hin? I need something that I can rebuild slowly on my small monthly pension. Please call Martin at 084 757 1483

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urban fuzion, Soi 61; Happy hour every day 3 to 8pm; Beer Buckets - 5 local beers 350 baht; Mondays - free bar snacks; Tuesdays - Pint nite with Leo 90 baht, Fosters 120 baht and Magners Stout 140 baht all day; Whisky Wednesdays with up to 25% off all whiskies. zab wer restaurant, Soi 112; Sunday 2nd February 2014 from 9am to 1pm, Car Boot Sale the BOGOF edition; free for any seller who has attended any previous Hua Hin Car Boot Sales. Anyone buying a ticket gets free entry to the next one. Book your space now just 300 baht (cars/ trucks) or 100 baht (motorbikes). (see ad p9 for details) Regular Events


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We are working to help the Slums of Hua Hin and would love to have you deliver your goods with us, so you know your donation is going directly to those who need it. Why not join us and come to the slums with us? We leave from our offices at 17:20 Every Tuesday evening. Visit us any day, on Soi 88, over the railway, 200 m up on the left on the 2nd floor above IQ hair dressers Facebook @ Power of Love Church Tel Khun Andrew 080 999 3603 Thai: Khun Panaya on 092 592 3604 (Services every Sunday 10 am at Hilton Resort and Spa) Across 8 Abraham Lincoln’s capital construction - a citadel near Granada (8) 9 Thin layer, round, neither vegetable nor mineral (6) 10 Cotton sari crumpled in drawer (10) 11 Find fault with fish (4) 12 Farm building not likely to fall (6) 14 Torment on top of lonesome pine (8) 15 Yellow fowl (7) 17 Sibling rivalry’s beginning - worry about it (7) 20 Old master taking road with lone ranger? (8) 22 A sin tallied (6) 24 Class of document to be filled in (4) 25 Informal neckwear injured people (10) 27 Making silent entrances (6) 28 Recovers from play in Las Vegas (8)



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Eat in or Takeaway 081 455 5298 Capricorn Dec 22 - Jan 19 A freak electrical fire will break out at a nearby hospital this week, expanding the facility’s burn ward tenfold. Aquarius Jan 20 – Feb 18 Though you will mean to tell a group of friends about the appetizing sirloin steak you had for lunch, a Freudian slip this week instead reveals your torture of four teenage girls in an old abandoned shack. Pisces Feb 19 – Mar 20 Check with Pisces in two weeks for a more detailed and accurate prediction of next week’s events. Aries Mar 21 – Apr 20 A collection of self-penned portmanteaus, the construction of which you’ve always thought rather clever, will offend hundreds of biracial individuals this Thursday.

Taurus Apr 21 – May 21 While all may be fair in love and war, many will come out against your egregious use of nerve gas in both. Gemini May 22 – June 21 No matter how much time passes, you’ll never be able to bring yourself to forgive those who have called you unforgiving. Cancer Jun 22 – Jul 22 You never thought you had it in you, nor that you’d have the courage to follow through even if you did, but you’ll totally surprise yourself with next Thursday’s abortion. Leo Jul 23 – Aug 22 You will see yourself in a whole new light this week while desperately failing to locate a single vein inside that downtown McDonald’s bathroom.

Virgo Aug 23 – Sep 22 A sinking sense of your own mortality will set in this week after you completely fail to recognize a Simpsons rerun on television. Libra Sep 23 – Oct 23 The alignment of the stars and the planets can only mean one thing this week: You’re looking at a very simplistic, two-dimensional model of our solar system. Scorpio Oct 24 – Nov 21 Badly hurt and in crippling pain, you will see the last 12 seconds of your life flash before your eyes this week. Sagittarius Nov 22 – Dec 21 You’re nervous, your palms are sweaty, and your stomach is full of knots, but don’t worry: Chances are she’s feeling the exact same first-date-rape jitters as you.

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hua hin/kao takiab ladies Pool League

results Week 4 6th January 2014 Bobby’s Birds 6 - 6 Monicas Dara Bar 5 - 7 JNB Bar Sunset Boulevard 8 - 4 Somatch (3D+1) Bar TK Roadhouse 4 - 8 Jaew Bar The Clansmen 7 - 5 Sa Sa Bar The Lord Webb 9 - 3 Railway Tavern The Squealing Pig 5 - 5 Muan Bar

results 3rd January 2014 Cup Sunset Boulevard v Dolphin Bar Maria Bar v Clansmen

League Table

next week’s fixtures Week 1 17th January 2014 Clansmen v Lord Webb 1 Dolphin Bar 1 v Dolphin Bar 2 Hua Hin Miss You v JW Black Jaew Bar v Lucky Shot A Lord Webb 2 v Sunset Boulevard Maria Bar 2 v Maria Bar 1 Pa’s Beer Garden v Oasis TK Roadhouse v Chill Out

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

P W D 4 2 2 4 3 0 4 2 2 3 2 1 4 1 3 3 2 0 4 2 0 4 2 0 4 1 1 3 1 0 4 0 2 4 1 0 3 1 0 4 0 1

L 0 1 0 0 0 1 2 2 2 2 2 3 2 3

+/- Pts 18 6 12 6 10 6 10 5 4 5 2 4 -2 4 -12 4 0 3 -4 2 -6 2 -6 2 -6 2 -20 1

Fixtures Week 5 13th January 2014 JNB Bar v Jaew Bar Monicas v Dara Bar Muan Bar v Bobby’s Birds Railway Tavern v The Squealing Pig Sa Sa Bar v The Lord Webb Somatch (3D+1) Bar v The Clansmen Sunset Boulevard v TK Roadhouse 24


OPEN DARTS COMPETITION Each week you can join in a fun knockout competition at a different venue every Friday at 7.30 pm. Current venues are All Nations 55, Johnny’s 56, Jungle Juice and Hua Hin Miss You. Please contact Martin 090 498 7511 or Oil 087 153 2259 for the latest information.


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Hua Hin Pool Billiard League

this week’s fixtures 10th January 2014 Cup Sunset Boulevard/Dolphin Bar v Maria Bar/ Clansmen

P W D 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

L 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

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thursday friendly Pool League

results The season is over final League Table

League Table Team Chill Out Clansmen Dolphin Bar 1 Dolphin Bar 2 HHin Miss You JW Black Jaew Bar Lord Webb 1 Lord Webb 2 Lucky Shot A Maria Bar 1 Maria Bar 2 Oasis Pa’s Beer Grdn Sunset B’vard TK Roadhouse

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+/- Pts 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

Team Maria’s Clansmen Lanla Bar Jaew Bar Railway Tavern Squealing Pig J Sports Bar Dara Bar Hut Bar Sasa Bar Casanova’s Sinatras

P 22 22 22 22 22 22 22 22 22 22 22 22

W 19 19 15 12 12 9 8 8 7 7 3 1

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

L 1 1 6 7 7 11 12 12 12 15 17 19

+/120 114 74 48 18 -32 2 -40 -32 -66 -94 -112

Pts 40 40 31 27 27 20 18 18 17 14 8 4

Fixtures Details of the new season will appear here when available.

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hua hin/khao takiab Fun Pool League

results Week 14 8th January 2014 Beach Hut Bar 6 - 12 Jaew Bar Bobby’s Bangers 7 - 11 Bobby’s Beauties Clansman 5 - 13 Muan Bar Sunset Boulevard 10 - 8 Casanova’s TK Roadhouse 15 - 3 TK Roadies League Table Team Maria’s Bar TK Roadhouse Beach Hut Bar Hey Hua Hin Jaew Bar Muan Bar Sunset B’vard Clansman Bobbys Bngers TK Roadies Casanova’s Bobbys B’ties Beer O’Clock The Bridge

P 13 14 14 13 14 14 14 14 14 14 14 14 13 13

W 13 12 10 9 9 8 7 6 6 4 3 2 0 1

D 0 0 0 1 0 1 2 1 0 0 1 1 4 1

L 0 2 4 3 5 5 5 7 8 10 10 11 9 11

+/108 88 60 44 6 24 30 -6 -34 -52 -78 -48 -52 -90

Pts 26 24 20 19 18 17 16 13 12 8 7 5 4 3

Fixtures Week 15 15th January 2014 Beer O’Clock Club v TK Roadhouse Bobby’s Beauties v Beach Hut Bar Casanova’s v Bobby’s Bangers Hey Hua Hin v Sunset Boulevard Jaew Bar v Muan Bar Maria’s Bar v The Bridge TK Roadies v Clansman


results Week 17 2nd January 2014 Birdy Bar 5 - 1 Cha Cha Bar2 Butterfly Bar 3 - 3 Blue Lagoon Cha Cha Bar1 2 - 4 Fiesta Bar FIXTURES Week 19 16th January 2014 Blue Lagoon v Birdy Bar Cha Cha Bar1 v Butterfly Bar Fiesta Bar v Cha Cha Bar2

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 or 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 11th January 2014 @ 4 pm HUA HIN H3 Run #270 GPS Coordinates: unable to identify from Old MacDonald’s misdirection’s Google Map link:Sorry not available this week. From Hua Hin – map link not available Make your way NORTH on Phet Kasem Road through Cha-Am to the flyover junction with the by-pass. Go over the flyover and after joining the main road North exit first LEFT on to Hub Kraphong Road, Route 3203, (HHH sign) Proceed 4.8 km and then turn RIGHT (HHH sign) onto dirt road. Continue for 1.9 km passing a barrier at 0.8 km (dirt road changes to a metalled road) and at the junction where there is a picture of the King & Queen bear LEFT and down to a concrete spill way, may have water flowing over. Turn LEFT close to this spill way to the run site. From Cha-Am– map link not available Make your way on NORTH on Phet Kasem Road to the flyover junction with the by-pass. Then follow details as above for Hua Hin Via the By-pass – map link not available Head North on the by-pass and exit first LEFT on to Hub Kraphong Road, Route 3203, (HHH sign) after passing under the flyover Then follow directions as above Hares: Old Macdonald & Sparky Snacks: Pick-Lick-Roll & Flick Fees: Male Drinkers ฿200, Female Drinkers ฿150, Teetotalers ฿100, kids ฿50, under 8’s Free. ON AFTER: TBA

League table Team Fiesta Bar Cha Cha Bar1 Birdy Bar Butterfly Bar Cha Cha Bar2 Blue Lagoon

P W 17 14 17 8 17 9 17 5 17 3 17 1

D 2 5 2 3 5 5

L 1 4 6 9 9 11

+/58 4 18 -24 -22 -34

Pts 30 21 20 13 11 7

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The Soi 80 Clansmen new food menu now available Fully air conditioned


results Week 32 8th January 2014 All Nations GH 10 - 9 SOMatch Bar Billys A 8 - 11 King Bar B Buckleys 10 - 9 Jungle Juice B Jungle Juice A v O’Neills Sports Bar n/a King Bar A v Billys B n/a Moonlight 14 - 5 All Nations 55 Sabai 14 - 5 JW Red Tiger Bar 6 - 13 Pink Panther No match - JW Black Fixtures Week 33 15th January 2014 All Nations 55 v Billys A Billys B v All Nations GH Jungle Juice B v Sabai JW Red v King Bar A King Bar B v JW Black Pink Panther v O’Neills Sports Bar SOMatch Bar v Moonlight Tiger Bar v Buckleys No match - JW Black league table Team Buckleys Moonlight King Bar A King Bar B Pink Panther Jungle Juice B JW Red Tiger Bar All Nations GH Sabai Jungle Juice A JW Black Billys B O’Neills Sports Bar SOMatch Bar Billys A All Nations 55

P 30 30 29 30 30 30 29 30 28 30 30 29 29 27 29 30 28

W 28 26 23 21 20 18 18 18 15 14 12 11 8 7 5 5 0

L 2 4 6 9 10 12 11 12 13 16 18 18 21 20 24 25 28

+/184 134 95 74 70 46 37 30 2 25 -18 -37 -73 -107 -101 -143 -218

Pts 56 52 46 42 40 36 36 36 30 28 24 22 16 14 10 10 0



cha am darts fun LEAGUE


results Week 10 8th January 2014 Blue Lagoon Ladies v P’dise Corner Bar n/a Blue Lagoon Men 5 - 13 Buddy Bar Scandic Bar 18 - 0 Scandy Resort Scandy Dart Flyers 10 - 8 Blue Harley

division 1 results Week 10 7th January 2014 Blue Lagoon 2 v Livingroom n/a Buddy Bar v Jungle Juice n/a CAT Jiggapik v Blue Lagoon 1 n/a Paradise v Moon Light n/a

League table

division 1 fixtures Week 11 14th January 2014 Blue Lagoon 1 v Buddy Bar CAT Jiggapik v Blue Lagoon 2 Jungle Juice v Moon Light Livingroom v Paradise

Team Scandic Bar Buddy Bar Blue Lag Ldies Blue Lag Men Scndy Drt Flyrs Blue Harley Scandy Resort P’dise Corner

P 10 9 9 9 9 10 10 0

W 8 7 5 4 4 3 1 0

D 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0

L 1 2 3 5 5 7 9 0

+/- Pts 46 17 48 14 22 11 -10 8 -12 8 -20 6 -74 2 0 0

fixtures Week 11 15th January 2014 Blue Harley v Blue Lagoon Ladies Buddy Bar v Scandy Dart Flyers Paradise Corner Bar v Scandic Bar Scandy Resort v Blue Lagoon Men

division 2 results Week 10 7th January 2014 Chill Chill Bar v O’Neills n/a Hua Hin Miss You 1 v Johnny’s 56 n/a Hua Hin Miss You 2 v All Nations GH n/a The Clansmen v Robin’s Rest n/a division 2 fixtures Week 11 14th January 2014 All Nations Guesthouse v Hua Hin Miss You 1 Hua Hin Miss You 2 v Chill Chill Bar Johnny’s 56 v Robin’s Rest O’Neills v The Clansmen

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division 1 league table Team Jungle Juice Paradise Moon Light Buddy Bar Blue Lagoon 1 Livingroom Blue Lagoon 2 CAT Jiggapik

P W D L 9 8 0 1 9 8 0 1 8 5 0 3 9 5 0 4 8 3 0 5 9 2 0 7 8 1 1 6 8 1 1 6

+/- Pts 84 16 66 16 28 10 6 10 -6 6 -82 4 -30 3 -66 3

division 2 league table Team HHin Miss You 1 All Nations GH Johnny’s 56 Robin’s Rest HHin Miss You 2 O’Neills The Clansmen Chill Chill Bar

P W D L 8 6 0 2 9 5 1 3 8 5 0 3 8 5 0 3 8 4 1 3 8 4 0 4 9 3 0 6 8 0 0 8

+/- Pts 48 12 22 11 26 10 8 10 26 9 2 8 -36 6 -96 0

HUA HIN GOLF Hua Hin Golf Society


Butterfly Rock Golf society

Results 7th January 2014 Sea Pines Medal/Stableford 50 entered Medal A group: 1st Harvey Russell 8214=68; 2nd Paul Moran 83-14=69; 3rd Michael Edwards 78-05=73; 4th Paul Sandal 88-14=74 Stableford B group: 1st Guus Peeters 34pts (24); 2nd Gary Engleman 34pts (18); 3rd Nigel Guest 33pts (17); 4th Eila Hogsten 32pts (33) 3rd January 2014 Springfield A + B Stableford 51 entered A group: 1st Kaethe Hollman 38pts (14); 2nd Peter Gouldby 36pts (10); 3rd Simon Rouse 36pts (05); 4th Jo Sims 35pts (06) B group: 1st Rob Weisbard 38pts (30); 2nd Oon Heath 36pts (16); 3rd Friedrich Hollman 36pts (16); 4th Tony Killoran 35pts (19) forthcoming fixtures 14th January 2014 Banyan 4 Man Scramble 17th January 2014 Royal Ratchaburi Stableford

robin’s roll up

RESULTS 8th January 2014 Sawang South / West Stableford 31 entered 1st Bryan McLeod 40 pts (15) 2nd Alan Harris 39 pts (04) 3rd Brian Humphries 39 pts (16) 4th Geoff G Batt-Rawden 37 pts (09)

Held every Friday at Palm Hills. Thanks to Robin Heath for organising and results. Results: 3rd January 2014 Front 9 - R. Cotter 17 pts Back 9 - R. Heath 18 pts Overall - R. Heath 33 pts (Countback R. Cotter)

6th January 2014 Lake View AB Strokeplay Event 26 entered 1st Dave Allgaier 77 - 08 = 69 2nd Richard Hooi 83 - 12 = 71 3rd Phil Knight 84 - 11 = 73 4th John Callaghan 83 - 10 = 73

IN MEMORY OF DICK BATALAAN-R.I.P Dick,you will be missed by us all. 3rd January 2014 A&B Stableford 1st Craig Miller 36 pts (2); 2nd Rodger Teasdale 36 pts (13); 3rd Jan Friedberg 34 pts (16); 4th Toby Olsson 34 pts (15) 6th January 2014 A&B Medal 1st Peter Fitzpatrick 76 net (2); 2nd Andrew Dickson 76 net (4); 3rd Steve O’Brien 77 net (13); 4th Peter Tucker 77 net (12) 8th January 2014 C&D Stableford 1st Doug East 31 pts (11); 2nd Peter Tucker 31 pts (12); 3rd Craig Miller 29 pts (1); 4th Chris Roper 29 pts (6) FIXTURES Lake View every Monday, Wednesday, Friday

Upcoming Fixtures 13th January 2014 Lakeview C&D Stableford 15th January 2014 Palm Hills Stableford cha am golf club

Contact: FIXTURES 24th January 2014 Golf + AGM at Palm Hills

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football news

Bobby’s Bar

kicked off by bobby’s bar english premier league table 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20

Team Arsenal Man City Chelsea Liverpool Everton Tottenham Man Utd Newcastle Southampton Hull Aston Villa Stoke Swansea West Brom Norwich Fulham Cardiff Crystal Palace West Ham Sunderland

P 20 20 20 20 20 20 20 20 20 20 20 20 20 20 20 20 20 20 20 20

GD 21 34 19 23 13 -1 9 4 3 -3 -6 -11 -2 -4 -16 -21 -17 -16 -11 -18

fixtures PTS 45 44 43 39 38 37 34 33 27 23 23 22 21 21 20 19 18 17 15 14

Featured Game

Saturday 11th January 2014 PREMIER LEAGUE Cardiff v West Ham 22:00 A relegation six pointer if there ever was one, this game sees under pressure manager Sam Allardyce take on the Premier League’s newest boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer. Given that the West ham board have given Big Sam their full backing then this isn’t a make or break game for the manager, but it is for the team. We can’t see anything but more misery for the Hammers fans, who are calling for their manager to be sacked, mainly because of the style of play.

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(all times Thailand) Saturday 11th January 2014 PREMIER LEAGUE Hull v Chelsea 19:45 Cardiff v West Ham 22:00 Everton v Norwich 22:00 Fulham v Sunderland 22:00 Southampton v West Brom 22:00 Tottenham v Crystal Palace 22:00 CHAMPIONSHIP Leicester v Derby 02:45 Sheff Wed v Leeds 19:15 Blackburn v Doncaster 22:00 Blackpool v Middlesbrough 22:00 Bolton v Nottm Forest 22:00 Brighton v Birmingham 22:00 Charlton v Barnsley 22:00 Huddersfield v Millwall 22:00 Ipswich v QPR 22:00 Watford v Reading 22:00 Wigan v Bournemouth 22:00 Yeovil v Burnley 22:00 SCOTTISH PREMIERSHIP Aberdeen v Hibernian 02:45 Hearts v Motherwell 22:00 Partick Thistle v Ross County 22:00 St Johnstone v St Mirren 22:00 Sunday 12th January 2014 PREMIER LEAGUE Man Utd v Swansea 00:30 Newcastle v Man City 21:05 Stoke v Liverpool 23:10 SCOTTISH PREMIERSHIP Inverness CT v Dundee Utd 19:45

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Soi 102, Hua Hin (200m on right after railway) fantasy premier league AWOL CHALLENGE TABLE 2013/2014 Team GW 1 Mr. ChaAming 55 2 I am...Sasha Fierce 49 3 Lost Cafe 59 4 Hua Hin United 54 5 Destroyers 29 6 Penshioners 47 7 Red and Blue Bangers 35 8 FreeBradleyManning 46 9 Wanderlust United 32 10 Portsmouth City FC 49 11 Highland Dykes 34 12 Beeblebrox 41 13 Khao Noi All Stars 45 14 Event Horizon 31 15 Debbies11 63 16 AWOL Wanderers 18 17 Dans Demons 36 18 Tahitian Queen 23 19 FC OK 34

TOT 1,242 1,204 1,186 1,180 1,162 1,145 1,125 1,060 1,054 1,051 1,030 1,026 976 946 917 886 835 798 783

tuesday 14th January 2014 PREMIER LEAGUE Aston Villa v Arsenal 03:00 27

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breaking the bank Wenger to use money thrown by Spurs fans to strengthen Arsenal squad

london, england Tight-arsed Arsenal boss, Arsene Wenger, will use the cash generated by Theo Walcott’s derby match taunts to strengthen his attacking options, it has emerged. As the Arsenal dynamo was stretchered off towards the end of the cup tie, Spurs fans reacted angrily to his taunting grin by emptying the contents of their piggy banks onto his head. And as news of the multi-denominational deluge reached the dugout, Wenger beckoned a steward over and asked him ‘How much are we talking about?’ After the stadium fell quiet following Arsenal’s 2-0 victory, Wenger was spotted by Match of the Day cameras prowling the touchline with a state-of-the-art metal detector. Wenger said, “It is difficult to find an English bank that will accept anything other than notes so I ‘ave transferred most of the money

Left: Arsenal got a much needed boost to their coffers

into giant whisky bottles that were left ‘ere by Tony Adams.” Although he now has a huge quantity of twopound coins to spend on players, Wenger has also found himself massively popular with North London bus drivers. The Frenchman will need to act fast if he is

to combat the club’s latest injury crisis, which was compounded this morning when Jack Wilshere turned up at an Islington A&E Unit with a saucepan on his head. While Wenger has refused to reveal the exact amount he managed to recover after Saturday’s clash, he is understood to have enough to tempt Liverpool’s Luis Suarez, with at least £5.60 left over for a haircut. The Arsenal boss is now viewing the cashin-return-for-provocative-gestures as an important part of the club’s revenuegenerating arm and has earmarked the next training session to teach Per Mertesacker how to use his fingers to make insulting gestures.

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AWOL Issue 265  

Free weekly newspaper for the Hua Hin, Cha Am and Khao Takiab areas of Thailand

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