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Welcome to the home of  Colin Guest, A.K.A Tigerman. I chose this name as like tigers I love to roam far and wide.

This site is dedicated to my writing exploits, which I started many years ago while working in Brunei. Since retiring I have been able to devote far more time writing. It is my hope that readers get pleasure from reading the variety of books I have written. Comments on this site and contents would be appreciated.

If you want to know how to get out of a boring 9-5 job, buy my memoir, “Follow in  the Tigerman’s Footsteps.”

 It covers a wide range of experiences. Some crazy and adventurous, with a few life-threatening ones, all mixed with a blend of humour. These I encountered during nineteen years of working as an expat in fifteen countries spread through the Middle, Far East, and North Africa. Instead of putting up with a boring 9-5 job, you could enjoy a working life most only dream about.

 

Below is an excerpt from Chapter   6

                       Lucky Escape in Qatar   

             
 
I soon realised I had a choice, either I would swim back to shore or drown. After deciding I didn’t want to die, I gave it my best shot to get back to the beach. Only after making a supreme effort, did I manage to swim back to shore. On trembling legs, I staggered up to our tent and collapsed on my towel. As I lay in shock, I thought how lucky I had been not to have drowned.

 

An Expat’s Experiences of Living in Turkey

Cover page d for webAn Expat’s Experiences of Living in Turkey covers my living in Turkey for over twenty years. It includes advice on numerous things of interest to those not only living in Turkey, but those thinking of moving there.