The original TPE, founded thaiprivateeye.com mid 1990's after running Hotels in the Kingdom for a number of years. After almost a decade as the countrys 'farang P.I.' sold the business to a friend who carries on the good work, and returned to my native New Zealand for the benefit of my then 2 yr old daughter. Completed a degree in Strategic Studies, wrote a few books, first 'confessions of a bangkok private eye' with Stephen leather, the second, more 'factual' and in my own words, due out early 2009. Thai Private Eye.