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A Writer's Notebook

For those interested in writing, reading,

and publishing



Assassins: A Fairytale (or)

How Religious Fanatics and Politically Correct Assholes

are Killing the Arts (and sometimes the Artists)

Around the World



On Board A Tall Ship

The 24-gun frigate HMS Rose



What Animal Corresponds to Your Time of Birth

(and why it matters)



Advice for the Lovelorn:

A Respected Scholar offers Advice 

for Confused & Beautiful Young Women



Herbs and Spices in History

Those wonderful things that make your pad thai gai worth eating



Need to lose weight and improve your sex life?

A Farang Hypnotherapist in the Land of Smiles



One-Act Plays you Might Enjoy

(Because they're short & sexy)


Learn more about the Bangkok School of fiction by checking out ThaiOasis.com


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- Denis Gray, Chief of Bureau, AP, Bangkok