Piprell is a Canadian writer and editor based in Bangkok.
also lived in England, where he did graduate work at Oxford, and in
Kuwait, where he learned to sail, waterski, and make a credible red
wine in plastic garbage bins. Before and after the Oxford and Kuwait
years Collin was, among other things, a driller and stope leader on
four mining and tunneling jobs in Ontario and Quebec.
the past years he has produced many articles on a wide variety of
topics. He is also the author of four novels, a collection of occasional
pieces, a diving guide to Thailand, another book on diving, and a
book on Thailandís coral reefs. He has also co-authored a book on
Thailandís national parks.