Billy Butlin became a byword for wholesome family fun when he revitalised the leisure scene with his first holiday camp 70 years ago. But there was a more sinister side to the man who promised innocent amusement to s holidaymakers. Behind its jolly Hi-de-Hi! Little did the chalet guests know that Butlin was forced to carry a cut-throat razor because he'd made so many enemies on his way to the top. And female staff at the camps were encouraged to sell sexual favours on the side in a fashion much more red lamp than red coat. Meanwhile single women were targeted as prime customers - for the entrepreneur knew a reputation for bed-hopping among the chalets would pull in the punters.
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A young backpacker has become the latest tourist found dead on Thailand's notorious 'death island' Image: Viral Press Get the biggest daily news stories by email Subscribe Thank you for subscribingWe have more newsletters Show me See our privacy notice Could not subscribe, try again laterInvalid Email With crystal clear water and stunning greenery, the Thai island of Koh Tao is seen as a backpacker haven. But behind paradise lies a grubby underbelly where, according to one report , there are "enough suspicious disappearances to warrant the island its own CSI franchise". Dubbed 'Death Island', the illusion of a safe haven has since shattered following the brutal deaths of a number of tourists. On tiny Koh Tao, there are some 2, expats alongside the 2, registered Thais, according to Mayor Chaiyan Turasakul. Most are running guesthouses, eateries and scuba-diving operations or working as diving instructors.
The dark side of nursery rhymes
What's Wrong With This Picture? While outwardly thoughtful, shy, righteous, and sweet, they plot to undermine people and institutions, hiding barely their lust for sex and money. This lust is so overwhelming they feel they must deny having a dark side, saying, "What you see is what you get. Remember that the symbol for Pisces is two fish swimming in opposite directions. Negative Pisceans might look like ordinary people, maybe in need of a makeover.
They want tranquil homes decorated artistically. They are so gracious and generous that friends are shocked when they first see Libra throw a tantrum, or realize that Libra told a lie. Think of Mahatma Gandhi. He started as a lawyer, but quit and became famous for passive resistance. This was a great and successful political move and also true to his sign.