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Josef Fritzl still free in Phuket?

Josef Fritzl still free in Phuket?

Second photo taken today in Phuket:Austrian Josef Fritzl, who locked up his daughter in his cellar and raped her for 24 years receiving 7 babies from him, one of which died, seems to be free or has a very close lookalike, he just shaved off his mustache, see the pictures below: Photo from 2004 Photo taken [...]

My movie top 20

Copying Paul Garrigan a bit, who posted his album top 65 last week, I show my personal movie top 20.If you like action movies and special effects, ignore this post except for no.18.I like originality, so perhaps a better name is the top 20 most original movies after 1950. (As far as I can judge). [...]

Oyster street-seller with cute doggy

Oyster street-seller with cute doggy

Seen in Phuket, Patong, Soi Kebsap:An oyster seller with a cute little dog.In Western countries this would not be considered as very hygienic, the shells are still closed however, but preparing them including dog-hairs is another matter of course. Probably the seller didn’t have the right licence, because he hid his face as soon as I [...]

And the Darwin award of the month goes to..

And the Darwin award of the month goes to..

German hobby-mason locked-in in his own basement Edited photo thanks toJeffrey Long A 64-year-old German man, who was planning to block access to his basement by constructing a brick wall, came to the surprising discovery, once his job was finished, he was on the wrong side, reported the police of the town Khala, in eastern [...]

Christianity in Thailand already here for 460 years

Christianity in Thailand already here for 460 years

In the 1550′s the first missionaries from Portugal arrived in Thailand.Unlike missionary work in Africa and South America they were not able to have a big influence in society.Christianity seems somehow to be incompatible with Buddhism, scoring the world’s lowest Christianity percentage in S-E Asia across the world. In most countries like China and Japan they [...]

Look mum, we’ve just got our first tattoo

Look mum, we’ve just got our first tattoo

Seen in Patong: two young UK tourists just got their first tattoo, for ฿10,000 / €250 / $333 each. Very cool indeed. Hope they are happy with it throughout their life.

How to beat a Thai bar-lady at Connect 4

How to beat a Thai bar-lady at Connect 4

Edited photo thanks to Simon Few foreigners are able to win from Thai bar-ladies playing Connect 4, especially when being challenged to play for a drink. If you’re being challenged for a drink it usually means the lady played it at least over a 1000 times and will be easily able to beat any above-average [...]

Police and other authorities make Thailand look like a Banana Republic

Police and other authorities make Thailand look like a Banana Republic

Photo taken at 19/11/2010 at 23:05h at a massage parlour / brothel: Tourist police drinking cans of Chang beer during duty Here all three officers carefully hid their  beer,going well with their free evening snack As written earlier according to independent research, since the last two years, out of 178 countries, Thailand now belongs in the [...]

Motorcycle sidecar for the dog

Motorcycle sidecar for the dog

Seen in Phuket today:There was a lot of roadwork going on, which made the road very bumpy, the dog managed to keep standing on all four legs however.

Basic Italian for Thai

Basic Italian for Thai

The other week in my hotel we got six Italian people, few of them being able to speak English, so I thought it would a good idea to teach the reception some basic words and counting. Having learned Italian without books I made some writing errors. Unfortunately one Italian came down and went improving on [...]