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Remembrance Sunday

by Sue Davy

  • Posted on November 25, 2019

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REMEMBRANCE SUNDAY 2019 The war memorial had been relocated from the British Embassy to the British Club where is has been tastefully and respectfully installed and the memorial service was excellent, brought together by the British Embassy, British Club and the Royal British Legion – well done to all concerned! Wreaths were laid on behalf…

Gurkha Curry

by Sue Davy

  • Posted on November 25, 2019

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GURKHA CURRY – BISTRO 33                                                                                                   Gale Bailey MBE During my time in Bangkok, I have been involved with many groups and so it was decided to combine a couple of those – St. George’s Society with Royal British Legion – and hold a Gurkha Curry afternoon at Bistro 33.  John Hocking also wears a…

Burma Children’s Medical Fund

by Sue Davy

  • Posted on March 30, 2019

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BURMA CHILDREN’S MEDICAL FUND Van trip! Our last week’s van left Mae Sot on February 13, carrying 8 patients and 5 caregivers to Chiang Mai. Among them were five new patients who will be undergoing their initial medical investigations. Of the remaining, two were going back for follow up appointments while one will be admitted…

First Impressions of Prison Visiting

by Sue Davy

  • Posted on February 20, 2018

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First Impressions of Prison Visiting – Compiled by Gale Bailey MBE who became a British Embassy Volunteer Visitor in August 2005 and recruited the below BWG members. Michele Savage and Justine Rea Justine and I volunteered to go on a prison visit with Gale as her usual crew were absent. Neither of us knew what…

70 Years On!

by Jane Rodgers

70 YEARS ON On Saturday, October 10 2015 it was my great honour to be with my 92 year old parents, Barbara and Stan to celebrate their 70th (Platinum) Wedding Anniversary! What an achievement! It was a quiet celebration which was what my parents wanted but a very special one. It was a pity my…

Why we collect ring pulls

by Jane Rodgers

  • Posted on April 11, 2016

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We collect the ring pulls from drinks cans for The Prosthetic Limb Foundation This Foundation was established by HRH The Princess Mother in 1992 as an organisation to provide much needed artificial joints and limbs mainly for the rural poor. The main factory for making the limbs and joints is in Chiang Mai, and their…

Girl’s Night Out December

by isobel_admin

  By Michele O’Neill About 40 women attended the GNO at Face, a magical place in Soi 38. Face is an old Thai style house with a very special atmosphere, filled with antiques. It houses three restaurants on different levels, Thai, Japanese and Indian and a bar on the ground level. A short walk up…

Emergency travel documents ( ETD) and passports

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  • Posted on January 25, 2016

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The British Embassy in Bangkok  currently issues a high volume of Emergency travel documents ( ETD)  mostly due to lost and stolen passports. On average post in Bangkok issue 55 ETD per month and the current YTD total issued is 617 (Jan – December ). We have therefore put together a small campaign aimed at…

Welcome Back Drinks 2015

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By Michele O’Neill I must say, for me it is always one of the best events of the BWG year, one of the few opportunities where we get to bring our husbands along to enjoy a fun evening. Debs, who did most of the groundwork for this event, but unfortunately was not able to be with us, had handed…

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