Posts Tagged ‘ Thailand ’

ThaiCon-10 – Thailand Old Gits get together

Feb 27th, 2010 | By | Category: Conventions and Shows

A remote mountaintop resort in Thailand’s North East saw the first assembly of a scattered group of expatriate wargamers this month. Planned for over a year, the only absentees were one member currently in Italy, and another in the USA. Six of us made it for the inaugural meeting, and top of the agenda was […]



Here we go again … another month, another move

May 18th, 2009 | By | Category: Scuttlebutt

The best laid plans of mice and men … as they say. Having taken ten years to find the house size and style I really wanted from the outset of living in Thailand, and having moved in and settled nicely in January this year, it’s time to put everything back into boxes and relocate again. […]



Domino Dawn – Japan Invades Thailand 1941

Oct 22nd, 2007 | By | Category: Southeast Asia

The Battle of Prachuap Khirikan Airfield was a key engagement of the South-East Asian Theatre of World War II. It was fought from December 8th to 9th 1941, at the airfield of Prachuap Khirikan in Thailand, on the coast of the Gulf of Thailand along the Isthmus of Kra. It saw the loss of Thailand, and the opening of the Malay Peninsula to the Japanese, who intended using Thailand as a base to strike at British possessions in Burma and Malaya, having attacked Thailand without warning.