Distinguished Guests, Ladies and Gentlemen,

All of “Young” Family Members would like to thank all of you who render your
honor and time to attend the funeral ceremony today.

All of “Young” Family Members would like to inform you of the brief history of
the Deceased as follow:

Tim Young as a young man.Mr. Timothy Michael Young or whom everybody knows as “Tim Young” (this Article will call Mr. Timothy Michael Young by this name hereafter instead of his full name)

Tim Young was born on January 22, 1946 and died on August 4, 2013 at the age of 67 years 6 months and 14 days. Continue reading

Tim “Wanchai” Young Has Passed

Tim Young looking like Tim.FBF has received word that Tim “Wanchai” Young has passed away.  A resident of Bangkok for almost 40 years, Tim died peacefully on Monday evening. Randy and others from Goldfingers were alerted and called the medics but nothing could be done.

The cremation is planned for Tuesday, August 13 at a temple in Chaeng Wattana, northern Bangkok.  We don’t know complete plans yet but there may be a bus leaving from Goldfinger that morning and I’m sure there will be a wake of sorts at the Finger that evening. Continue reading

UPDATE–Odds and Ends for December

The Hua Hin Bike Week 2009 was a raging success. Many, many bikes and bikers from all over the country and Malaysia and Singapore. Lots of Chang, food, music and old friends catching up. Hats off to the Vampire MC of Hua Hin.

Billy’s Birthday party was also quite a night. Biggest crowd this party goer has seen since Randy’s Birthdays at Goldfingers. The band was excellent and still had the crowd going long after FBF headed home. The biggest surprise was that locals were heavily outnumbered by tourists and passersby. Will try to post some photos on the Billy’s Bar page. Can’t wait til next year.

The Hua Hin Rock Festival is this Saturday, the 19th, and there are sound trucks up and down the Sois reminding folks. Posters are everywhere so the road to Khao Takieb should be quite backed up all day Saturday. Too bad the road to Khao Takieb is the only road through Hua Hin…

It looks like the Intercontinental Hua Hin is finally open. At least all the trucks are off the street and traffic is much better in that part of town though the Marrakesh down the road has a long way to go and the earthmovers are still quite busy.

The new golf course at the Suan Son Army Camp seems to be coming along. Sprinklers are going full throttle and the heavy equipment seems to have all moved up to the Marrakesh operation in town. Shouldn’t be too long before the course opens.

Speaking of the Intercontinental, Maria Sharapova and Venus Williams will be celebrating New Year’s Eve at the new resort before facing off in the Hua Hin Centennial Invitation tennis match next year. This event is being organised by the Lawn Tennis Association of Thailand under the patronage of His Majesty the King and the city of Hua Hin.

The Hua Hin Centennial Invitation will be held at Centennial Park* (currently under feverish construction at Soi 112), on Saturday 2 January 2010 to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the seaside resort and usher in the New Year in exciting fashion with two of the most popular tennis players in the world.

After their singles match, Maria and Venus will combine with local stars Paradorn Srichaphan and Danai Udomchoke for a set of mixed doubles.

There are other activities and festivals coming up over the holidays so there are places to go and things to do other than the mandatory gala dinners at the big hotels. Additional posts will be added soon with the details.

*Centennial Park is south of town at Soi 112, just past the big curve to Pranburi. It’s just south of the ramp of the overpass, across from the Mobil station. As it’s still under construction, it’s difficult to be sure, but it appears that parking will be limited.