TIT 67: The FloodCast

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  • Welcome to Episode 67
  • Water, water everywhere and…
  • Where has Tom been on the issue?
  • Overwhelmed by the depth and breadth of it all
  • Keeping TIT light hearted and upbeat
  • Letting you know I’m safe
  • Where I am in relation to the floods
  • International Media pays attention to late…
  • A Natural disaster at a snails pace
  • A Creeping Tsunami
  • The worst flooding in 50 years
  • The evolution of a disaster
  • Keeping the water back to long
  • The making of a perfect “storm”
  • Bangkok residents had a month to prepare
  • Remember that lack of forethought?
  • Panic buyer Items of choice
  • Noodles, water, and beer unavailable
  • 2nd and 3rd wave of panic buying…
  • Politicians bickering over who knows more
  • Bangkok governor vs. National Thaksin party
  • A leader in her Burberry water boots
  • This is why electing competent leaders is important
  • Cracking under pressure isn’t very inspiring
  • Tom wasn’t being overly dramatic about the rains
  • Heart breaking to see the smiles
  • To donate or not….
  • Evil politicians take credit for donations
  • Happened after the Tsunami 2004
  • Mass exodus from the capital city
  • Sacrificing land to save the capital
  • Why save Bangkok?
  • The plan thus far…will the barriers hold?
  • Tom is fine and still no wet feet….for now…
  • Closing remarks and lurve

Music on today’s show:
Time After Time INOJ

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TIT Podcast 66: Go Away Ms. Monsoon!!!

  • Good morning, Afternoon, Evening or Goodnight…(Truman Show)
  • Tom has his groove back..
  • Being wary of things going well
  • Interesting signs in Bangkok taxis
  • Takes a few weeks to settle in
  • How the classes divide up
  • Tom wonders which group he was in?
  • Are you ok, are you ok, are you ok?
  • Feeling fine though, i’m not smiling
  • How to give Tom a complex…
  • Coming down off the moving high
  • Do your moods go up, down and plateau?
  • Movie news:  Fright Night with Collin Farrell
  • 4D cinema experience in Bangkok
  • Like a Disney ride
  • Onwards to Thailand stuff
  • Worst monsoon season in years
  • Severe flooding in Pattaya
  • Hundreds of Crocodiles escape from farm
  • Why the crocs should be afraid more than the people
  • Low point in the tourist season
  • Getting caught out in the rain at just the right time
  • Canals (Klongs) always in the back of my mind
  • Sandbags on standby
  • A little Thai lesson for ya’ll (rain and flooding)
  • Attention straight guys!!!
  • Thai woman strangles baby to fly to party
  • I’ve seen these sort of gals in action
  • Beware, beware, and beware!
  • On a lighter Note
  • Have purchased TominThailand.com
  • Going to attempt to make the site more attractive
  • What does it need?  What would you like to see?
  • Facebook stuffs….why do i need 2?
  • Closing remarks and lurve

Music on today’s show:
กระแซะเข้ามาซิ –Pumpuang Duangjan

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T.I.T. Podcast Episode 59: Beware of Pink Bears!

  • Welcome to episode 59
  • Rain, rain and more rain
  • Afternoon rains like clockwork
  • this much rain and still not handle traffic??
  • 2 accidents in a row in the way home in the rain today
  • 2 weeks and counting…..
  • feeling a tad bored now
  • Tom and the comfort of routines
  • A fabulous new place will help
  • Pics posted online already, so go be jealous!
  • Will miss Bangkok when I leave again
  • Safe to finally spill the beans
  • Tom’s LONG ordeal with a former employer
  • Being between a rock and a hard place
  • Where’s the money gone?
  • Didn’t realize power bills were paid 3 times a month
  • The magic cup game with thousands of dollars
  • Tom’s conscious got the best of him
  • Deep depression at the time worsened by the mugging
  • Begging for compensation for services rendered
  • Employee salary vs. new cars, new branches, and overseas tuition
  • Using our good nature against us
  • When does helping you become using me?
  • Strike? And counter threats…
  • The system isn’t set up to help employees
  • Tom needed the Visa to stay
  • A sliver of hope finally presents itself
  • Tom chooses to bow out quietly
  • Darkest days behind me now…..i hope
  • A lovely email from my listener Rod down on the Gold Coast
  • Podcasts and music
  • Comment from Jens….Hey Jens!
  • Check me on the Facebooks!!!
  • Lurve to all my listeners!
  • The usual rambling closing remarks

today’s TIT musical selection:

“That Don’t Impress Me Much – Shania Twain”

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