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  • LEARNING

    Big demand on campus

    Brunch, Published on 13/09/2015

    » ‘Wait, wait, wait!” A woman in a purple Chiang Mai University polo shirt yelled at a group of motorcyclists, who roared into the campus at such speed one visitor’s scarf nearly flew off. The CMU officer waved her arms in an effort to make them stop, and for a moment it appeared she might grab the scarf and pull it and the woman wearing it from the back of the bike.

  • LEARNING

    AEC in 2015? That speels trouble

    Brunch, Andrew Biggs, Published on 28/10/2012

    » I am dedicating this column to the Watthana police because the men in skin-tight brown rescued me this week.

  • LEARNING

    Making up the numbers

    Brunch, Andrew Biggs, Published on 21/11/2010

    » I see the Thailand Tatler Top 300 Expat List is out on the streets.

  • LEARNING

    Lost in Transliteration

    Brunch, Andrew Biggs, Published on 17/10/2010

    » As regular readers of this column are aware, I have a stately home in the outlying province of Samut Prakan. I tell you this not to brag; rather, if you ask me which street I'm on, I have to reply: ''Do you want it verbally or in writing?''

  • LEARNING

    Has the whole world gone mad?

    Brunch, Andrew Biggs, Published on 14/11/2010

    » Until recently there was a big billboard on the side of the expressway going to Bang Na. ''Make your life better,'' it shouted out to motorists in stark Thai lettering. ''Buy our stainless steel products.''

  • LEARNING

    Bun-Fights and Holes in Dough

    Brunch, Andrew Biggs, Published on 10/10/2010

    » The government is in danger of being dissolved. Armed men in black take over the car park at Suvarnabhumi airport. And child pornography is openly sold on Sukhumvit.

  • LEARNING

    Dying to get in

    Brunch, Andrew Biggs, Published on 03/10/2010

    » It's been a difficult week for your correspondent.

  • LEARNING

    And the winners are...

    Brunch, Andrew Biggs, Published on 29/08/2010

    » If you're on your way to make your first alcohol purchase of the day, alas, it's another dry day in the City of Angels. That's because there's an election today for the Bangkok Metropolitan Administration, or city council. In order to elect the highest calibre of politician, as usual there is an alcohol ban and if sobriety is indeed the reason we have these elected MPs, then I say let the Chang flow from my kitchen taps immediately.

  • LEARNING

    Hey you, Farang! Accuse me

    Brunch, Andrew Biggs, Published on 26/09/2010

    » 'Hey you. You." The voice comes from behind, and I turn around to see a young man leaning lackadaisically against his taxi. "Where you go? I take you!" he adds, and he now breaks into a grin, revealing an even shade of yellow on his nicotine-stained teeth.

  • LEARNING

    On a road to NOWHERE

    Brunch, Andrew Biggs, Published on 05/09/2010

    » The Easter Bunny has been hopping up and down Bangkok's expressways this week. No, I haven't been partaking of any illegal substances other than that bottle of Australian Shiraz I smuggled into the country without paying extra sales tax. What could the Easter Bunny possibly have in common with the tangled web of tang-duans that strangle my beloved Bangkok?

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