James Dobken was born and raised in a northern suburb of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA. After serving in the US Naval Air Reserve he graduated from Parsons College, Fairfield, Iowa where he earned a B.A. degree in History. Returning to Milwaukee he became an insurance executive and later a corporate head hunter.After ten years of life in the corporate world he started a career of travelling the world where he visited, lived and or worked in; England, Scotland, Spain, France, Switzerland, Greece, Italy, Crete, Cyprus, Israel, Guam, the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, Puerto Rico, China, Cambodia and Thailand. Along the way he had at least 48 different jobs including, but not limited to; a public relations director, cab driver, hotel concierge, movie extra, persimmon farmer, carpet cleaner, commercial pilot, pub manager, English teacher, mate on a fishing boat, apartment manager, welder in a shipyard, banquet waiter, yacht broker, sold cars and trucks, investment banker, human relations teacher, owned a pizza restaurant and sold real estate.Mr. Dobken now resides in Pattaya, Thailand.
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Wycliffe's Plymouth Rock
by James Dobken
When the Puritans stepped ashore at the present day Plymouth, Massachusetts on 15 November 1620, they were but the final link of a four hundred year old chain of events starting with King John of England in the early 1200’s.
WYCLIFFE’S PLYMOUTH ROCK starts with an act of vassalage by King John who resigned the entire kingdom of England to the Pope in Rome, thereby starting a split in the relations
by James Dobken
“Surviving Pattaya": take a closer look at the cover before you start reading. The picture is not a set up. The girl in handcuffs murdered a 64 year old Finnish man here in our beloved Sin City. She got 23 years sentence and is serving that now. Looking at her one could never believe that she, out of all persons in the world, could do anything like that. She is one of the reasons why it is essenti
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