Jaggs was born in Essex in England and has spent the best
part of the last twenty-five years in Thailand since he was in his
early twenties and has visited almost every province in the country.
In the past, Peter has written poetry, articles and short stories
for various newspapers and magazines including the popular “Tangled
Lines’ series of fishing columns which ran for seven months in the
‘Pattaya People Weekly’ newspaper.
has written five books to date; his first book, ‘From Beggar to Butterfly’-
a collection of short stories about Pattaya - was described by the
legendary Bernard Trink in the Bangkok Post as ‘one of the best books
on Pattaya written’. His second book, “Blundering around Isaan’, has
reached best seller status on many major distribution websites in
Thailand and has also been released in German as ‘Fehltritte im Isaan’.
Jaggs also wrote the first ever technical freshwater fishing guide
in the English language ever published (“A Freshwater Fisherman in
Thailand’) and his latest book, ‘Hooked
on Thailand’ was published by Heaven Lake Press in November
is currently based between Devon, England and Pattaya City and spends
an equal amount of time in both of his homes, with frequent excursions
to other favorite venues in Thailand and around Asia.