Bennett Lerner receives flowers from HRH Galyani Vadhana on the occasion of his performance of piano music by Debussy, at the Alliance Francaise, Bangkok, on July 15.

Kwanchai Wongnitikorn, Chiang Mai deputy governor, presides over the opening ceremony of the “Science Week” at Chiang Mai Rajabhat University.

The Drawl Club met recently at the homes of Tony Burke and Robert Noren, enjoying Margaritas first at Tony’s, and then moving upstairs to Robert’s condo for a hearty Texas-style barbeque with all of the “trimmings”. From left: Robert Noren, a new member of the Drawl Club from Texas; Galen Garwood, Bernard Garwood, Tony Burke, Frank Weicks and seated, John Cooley, Becky Lomax and Howard Graves.

International connections at To Nobody German Restaurant; visiting their old friends Dot and Tom Delaney (next to Chef Joerg Eisenschmidt) from Hong Kong were Milena (12), Petra, Nadja (10), and Michael.

Celebrating her 16th birthday at The House were Nancy Bunsawan (the birthday girl next to Chef Pom), Mike McWulty, Pnongphan Paree, Non Bunsawan, Keith Watson, and Chai.

Nantawan Jareanchasri, chief judge of section 5 (seated third from right) and also the president of Kromluang Rajburi Derekrith, presided over the Raphee Remembrance 2548 party, together with Governor Suwat Tantipat and his wife Ornadda (4th and 5th from right). Legal folk from all over Northern Thailand were joined by Vuthiwong Viboonwong, chief public prosecutor of section 5 (seated second from right) at Pasakluang Room, Lotus Pang Suan Kaew Hotel.

Enjoying each other’s company are from left: Pat (Naruntap), from the Chiangmai Choral Society; Peter and Anne Dawson, well known for their Cricket enthusiasm, Bud Velat who has started to go to the gym regularly as his goal is to throw a huge party for his 100th birthday which is only two decades away, Dr. Rebecca Lomax, Chiangmai Mail’s personality writer; Frank Weicks, Rotary President of RC Chiangmai West and Lesley, an 18 year old student from USA who will be studying at Payap University.

ML Preeyapun Sridhavat (center), president of the Chiangmai Ballet Academy, joined with her teachers, students and staff to record a televised broadcast from Channel 11 to offer blessings to HM The Queen on Her birthday, August 12.