The 11th Thailand International Kite Festival was on the 13th and the 14th. We did not make it down for that one - we chose to visit Bangkok......
The Kings Cup Elephant Polo Tournament 2010 - March 22nd.
The Mekong River International Multi-Sport ITU Asian Cup 2010 - 26 -28 March.
The army panel who approved the spec of the 350 million baht airship will be called into account?......................... watch this space.........
Stolen arms to fuel the 'Red March'......... then blood on the streets (donated blood) - the Christian Science Monitor put it on the top of a list of 10 weirdest protests.
Read a great deal of chatter about the new full body x-ray machines. Pakistan lawmakers refuse / 2 muslim women refuse I would have to say that you do have a choice - get on the aeroplane or not - are they an invasion of privacy? Until I walk through one I do not know.
I could not ignore this piece about Thaksin and his watches from the Bangkok Post though.
The story regarding the two tourists involved in a motorbike accident, driving on the wrong side of the road? and killing a young Thai man was made a little more poignant when the staff was from the Cape Panwa Hotel.
I did not read or hear a lot about the Patong Pride Party - info.
Phuket International Womens Group (PWIC) have their AGM at the Royal Meridien.
Many stories were simple continuation of last months stories - Thaksin and the GT 200 saga being the main 2 so I have not written about them. But there is an Islamic panel demanding retrials for 'insurgents'.
Is Don's Mall being Liquidated? - an advert in the Phuket Gazzette
Coral smugglers caught in Phuket
The new (completed) Bus station is going to open 'mid-year' at the earliest -
that reminds me - when is the market going to open in Phuket Town?
A kayak trip from Phuket to California is 'on hold at the moment'.
Quote: "Trailers and sidecars are normally illegal" - Phuket Land Transport Office
There is still nobody who has wanted to supply Phuket Island with lifeguards - with all of this money for these Tsunami buoys being spent how does the swimmer know to get out if there are no life guards?
Last but not least - Wahoopia II
Bring your boat!