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by Frank La Rue
Fri Sep 28, 2018 12:18 pm
Forum: Feeding Time
Topic: Monday night buffet at Dusit Thani
Replies: 11
Views: 941

Re: Monday night buffet at Dusit Thani

I dont know about this particular buffet but since 2006 the wife and I have stayed in Dusit Thani for a few days most years whilst in Thailand. We have tried the Seafood buffet on Saturdays , the Bufee in the restaurant by the beach and hte Italian buffet, it's all been very delicious. On a side not...
by Frank La Rue
Sun Sep 16, 2018 9:48 pm
Forum: Entertainment Zone
Topic: Music - what are people listening to now?
Replies: 976
Views: 50784

Re: Music - what are people listening to now?

Hi Caller! I see myself as an affocionado for ELP's music. I ran a thread for something like 7 years on" That Other Forum" and was labelled an "Uberfan" of Emerson, Lake and Palmer: http://bkktf.com/cgi-bin/zforum/topic.cgi?forum=1&topic=213&start=0 Z - forum/ Anything goes/ Emerson Lake and Palmer,...
by Frank La Rue
Sat Sep 15, 2018 1:05 pm
Forum: Entertainment Zone
Topic: Music - what are people listening to now?
Replies: 976
Views: 50784

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All, Whilst browsing/listening to videoclips wtih Carl Palmer Legacy band I came across "Jad & Deb Quintet - jazz quintet with Cello (!) playing Prog Rock and other, " Trilogy" by Emerson, Lake and Palmer, "Owner of A lonely Heart" by Yes and "Bohemian Rapsody" by Queen as well as other interpretat...
by Frank La Rue
Thu Aug 30, 2018 1:10 am
Forum: Property & Real Estate
Topic: Sikhara Residence
Replies: 14
Views: 5109

Re: Sikhara Residence

I am looking at the Miracle - find their page on facebook but the link to their website is broken. Is this same destiny - did not get off the groud?

I got a garbled mail in response from Sikhara Btw
by Frank La Rue
Sun Aug 26, 2018 8:41 pm
Forum: Property & Real Estate
Topic: Sikhara Residence
Replies: 14
Views: 5109

Re: Sikhara Residence

I notice latest post in this thread was June 2017. Anyway - I came across their web site today via a real estate agent web site - I sent Sikhara an enquiry via Sikhara's own web site. I'll report back what they answer. I haven't been to Hua Hin this year so I could not pay attention driving past. Th...
by Frank La Rue
Fri May 04, 2018 1:34 am
Forum: Feeding Time
Topic: Thailand's imported wine crackdown
Replies: 51
Views: 3735

Re: Thailand's imported wine crackdown

70% tax increase on Wine import is a serious blow to Retirement in Thailand. I have a bother in - law in Saraburi, I shoed me a wineyard on Kao Yai. I have to link up with him if retirement in Thailand shall be a viable lifestyle
by Frank La Rue
Wed Dec 13, 2017 11:20 pm
Forum: Property & Real Estate
Topic: The Falls Soi 134
Replies: 1
Views: 938

The Falls Soi 134

Is anyone living there?
by Frank La Rue
Wed Sep 13, 2017 1:55 am
Forum: Hua Hin Golf
Topic: Golf , Driving range , lessons
Replies: 6
Views: 3871

Re: Golf , Driving range , lessons

I can attest that John Wither is a good teacher, his number is 081 142 6216 I think it's 1500 for a lesson but not certain of that Sent from my Redmi Note 4 using Tapatalk I sent offf a request to Banyan Club and actually got an email response from John Wither in person. So I should be well set up :D
by Frank La Rue
Sun Sep 10, 2017 12:43 am
Forum: Hua Hin Golf
Topic: Golf , Driving range , lessons
Replies: 6
Views: 3871

Re: Golf , Driving range , lessons

I resurface this thread. As usual and true to my inate chatty nature, I'll work my self round the the point in a few sentences further down, At work 27 years a go we were a bunch of guys mid - thirties something who decided to take up golf. We signed up for ctuition, i.e. lessons with ha structured ...
by Frank La Rue
Mon Aug 14, 2017 12:37 pm
Forum: Legal, Visa, Finances & Employment
Topic: New immigration form (TM6) goes into effect in October
Replies: 21
Views: 2289

Re: New immigration form (TM6) goes into effect in October

Note: Go ahead and lose one sometime and see the BS you have to go through to replace it. You would think you've lost a Top Secret nuclear weapon security clearance card. A couple of months ago I realised I had lost my TM card while standing in the immigration queue at Don Meuang waiting to get sta...
by Frank La Rue
Mon Aug 14, 2017 9:01 am
Forum: Nordic Section
Topic: Dobbelt statsborgerskap tillatt!
Replies: 10
Views: 10272

Re: Dobbelt statsborgerskap tillatt!

MIn kone fikk invilget Norsk statsborgerskap i Mars uten å levere inn sitt Thai pass. Vår sønn, som alleede hadde norsk statsboegerskap fikk Thai Pass in Juni 2016

Alt vel!
by Frank La Rue
Sun May 28, 2017 7:22 pm
Forum: Life In Thailand, Opinion & Relationships
Topic: The History of Southeast Asia
Replies: 16
Views: 4493

Re: The History of Southeast Asia

The scene in A Now where they eat with the French family was edited out of the original version. Later they released a 'Directors cut,about 20+min longer with that scene in. It really improved the movie, gave it some perspective. Could you please expand on what you're saying please. I was baffled, ...
by Frank La Rue
Fri May 26, 2017 1:25 pm
Forum: Life In Thailand, Opinion & Relationships
Topic: The History of Southeast Asia
Replies: 16
Views: 4493

Re: The History of Southeast Asia

Thanks for sharing. Recent readings about the British Empire in Asia has lead me to curiosity about the French Colonization of Indo China, and I always wondered what was the true story behand that sequence in the move Apocalypse Now with the French farmes/Settlers in Laos, where Captain Willard (Mar...
by Frank La Rue
Fri May 26, 2017 1:01 pm
Forum: Events & Activities
Topic: Desford Colliery Band World Tour with photos and videos
Replies: 36
Views: 7659

Re: Desford Colliery Band World Tour.....and Hua Hin!

I belive it will be a great event. Unfortunately I will not be in LOS until July. Brass bands have a great spread in my native country Norway, culiminating with performances accross the country on the Norwegian National Day celebration at May 17th every year. They provide the music and rythms to the...
by Frank La Rue
Thu May 25, 2017 3:24 pm
Forum: Entertainment Zone
Topic: Sir Roger Moore dead at 89
Replies: 5
Views: 3818

Re: Sir Roger Moore dead at 89

RIP - I loved all of his Roles, including The TV show with Tony Curtis after The Saint (SImon Templar) and the Sea wolves that leap year when there was no James Bond movie Now I think I remember the show he did after the Saint with ROny CUrtis - I think it was called "The Persuaders". I was less Br...