Tuesday 5th August - 7:00 pm at Suda Thai Restaurant, Covent Garden
Teddy will give an illustrated talk about his book at 7.00pm on Tuesday 5 August 2014 at the Suda Thai Restaurant, 23 Slingsby Place, St Martin's, London,WC2E 9AB. (Tel: 0207 240 8010). Doors will open at 6.30 pm. The talk and discussion will last one hour and will be followed by a 3 course Thai dinner. A complimentary glass of wine will be provided courtesy of Monsoon Wines.
Spha Palasathira is a man of many parts : after an education in the UK and Europe, a stint in the Thai diplomatic service, a career in advertising, appointments as Professor of Global Marketing Communications at the Missouri School of Journalism and an honorary Barrister- at- Law at Middle Temple, London, Teddy is now into his fourth career as a writer. After producing two books on advertising, he recently wrote “Addresses”, memoirs of his childhood in wartime England.
Teddy’s latest book is “The Last Siamese”, an anthology of stories about 11 Thais – So Sethabutra, Kamsring Srinawk, Dr. Samarn Muntharbhorn, Colonel Vicha Dhitavat, Captain Pravas Choomsai, Prince Bira, Field Marshal Plaek Pibulsonggram, Nai Lert, Prince Subha Svasti, Chamkat Balungara, Boonpong Sirrivejjapan – and a Briton, Captain Hercules Dennis.
Taken together, they are The Last Siamese, exceptional characters, some who changed the course of history, many who were highly controversial, and others, brave, unsung heroes, who did their best.