Good Morning Andaman radio show – Friday 2013 July 12

Another exciting Good Morning Andaman – 8am here Phuket, Krabi, Phang Nga…welcome those tuning in throughout the rest of the world (see show times below)…Following is itinerary for the show: Music: Some Simon & Garfunkel, Johnny Cash, early Elvis and … Continue reading

The Quantum Leaper dilemma

One of the best TV shows of all time, in the Siamerican’s humble opinion, is a Sci-fi series called Quantum Leap.  Comprising a total of five seasons, the show is about a quantum physicist in the near- future (though our … Continue reading

The end of 2012: The serpent of 2013 sneaks up

It’s the final day of the Common Era’s 2,012th year. The roar of the passing year’s dragon has been loud, but now her time is nigh. While my comrades in Thailand are already welcoming 2013 – the year of the … Continue reading

Opinion: saying Goodbye to Phuket, for now

The following opinion piece was initially composed and intended to be published in the “Island View” opinion column of the Phuket Gazette weekly newspaper. However, the editor who oversees content and layout for that page decided not to publish it because the … Continue reading

Island View: Cannabis as a cure for cancer

The following opinion piece, conducted by the Siamerican, was initially published in the Island View column of the Phuket Gazette newspaper’s August 18-24, 2012 edition. MY AUNT-IN-LAW’s cancer – initially thought cured – has returned with a vengeance, spreading to … Continue reading

Island View: Making Penance with the Water Guardian

The following opinion piece, conducted by the Siamerican, was initially published in the Island View column of the Phuket Gazette newspaper’s November 12-18, 2011 edition. THAIS celebrated Loy Krathong on Thursday by paying homage to the water guardian, Mae Koang Ka. … Continue reading

Island View: Butting in Phuket traffic; patience practice

The following opinion piece, conducted by the Siamerican, was initially published in the Phuket Gazette newspaper’s Feb 11-17, 2012 edition. QUEUEING up to make a turn at a major traffic junction during Phuket rush hour is a good opportunity to practice … Continue reading

Island View: Thai City Planners should play Sim City

The following opinion piece, conducted by the Siamerican, was initially published in the Phuket Gazette newspaper’s July 2-8, 2011 edition. PHUKET officials should be made to master the video game Sim City. If planners were able to successfully balance an … Continue reading