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"The Big Mango" by Jake Needham

Expat Interview – Jake Needham (Part 2)

In Part Two of our interview with Jake Needham, he talks about his writing—his inspirations, the impact of eBooks on publishing, and just how easy is it to make a living from writing novels?

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The Inspector Samuel Tay series by Jake Needham

Expat interview – Jake Needham (Part 3)

The concluding part of our interview with US author Jake Needham, plus details of where to get his excellent books in the Kindle Store.

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Aloft, Bangkok

Kay reviews the Aloft hotel chain's Bangkok representative - a boutique hotel that bills itself as "Thailand's hippest hotspot".

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The frontage of the President Palace Hotel

President Palace Hotel, Bangkok

Kay and Dave go to Bangkok's happeningest street, Soi 11 off Sukhumvit Road - and, unusually, stay in a hotel rather than a serviced apartment.

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Citadines Sukhumvit 11, Bangkok

"Unfortunately the space wasn't used as well as it might have been. The bed was described on Agoda as queen-sized. However, by modern standards it was far too small for two adults to sleep comfortably in (think of the tiny bed Eric and Ernie used to appear in on The Morecambe and Wise Show), although there was enough space for a larger one." Kay and Dave report on a modern, reasonably-priced "aparthotel" let down by poor use of space.

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