The Pub on Huay Kaew Road held a ‘pudding-eating contest’ last week. The winner was Neil Games (right) who had successfully eaten 29 puddings. First runner up was Richard Hopping with 21 and second runner up Graham Games with 13. A big Thank you to all contestants, kitchen staff and score keeper and to Pub manager Graham Quinn (left). (Photo by Sheridon Street)

Police Officer Pornthip “Thip” Chartdee was the guest speaker at the Rotary Club Chiang Mai West, informing the members about her duties and scope of work. Thip is in charge of foreigners who run into problems, and her job is as a liaison officer. She emphasized, in both Thai and English, that it is her task to deal with foreigners fairly, and to treat their problems with kindness.

Ploentippa Baiphosuwan (second right) and Thomas Berends (third left) from the Amazing Sandwich, with their staff, welcoming all sandwiches lovers to try their second Amazing Sandwich branch on the Huay Kaew Road, next to Thai Military Bank, Chiang Mai.

Chiang Mai News daily Thai language newspaper celebrated its 14th anniversary with a party at the Lotus Pak Suan Kheaw Hotel. Chiangmai Mail’s Michael and Marion Vogt congratulated saravut Saetiaow, MD. Chiangmai News on this auspicious occasion.

Scott Ong, general manager of Novotel Chiang Mai (2nd from right) presented the famous Thai Rock band ‘Silly Fools’ with a bouquet of flowers after their concert at the Good View Bar and Restaurant.

Relatives and friends honored Khunying Yao Raveepan Sucharikul (with flowers) at the Empress Hotel, on her becoming a ‘Knight Grand Commander’ of the most Illustrious Order of Chula Chum Klao.

Robert Tilley, proprietor of the popular Writer’s Club Restaurant on Rajdamnern Road, celebrated his 66th birthday (or was it his 62nd?) last week, with friends and well-wishers. The birthday cake was excellent, but the wine was better!