Isaan – the Small Stories 7

Isaan – the Small Stories 7

I think this series of posts will end up being an ebook. The stories just keep on coming. I really enjoy writing these posts because they pick up on the variety of life here and allow me to skip around a whole range of often obscure subjects rather than just plod...
A Ghostly Meal in Isaan

A Ghostly Meal in Isaan

This post started life as a topic in “Isaan – the Small Stories 7”, which will be published very soon. However it seemed long enough to stand on its own so here it is. Sunday the 29th of September is one of what Gaun calls “holy days”,...
A House Update – 2

A House Update – 2

Updated 6 July 2016: I have just published a 750 page eBook that follows the challenges, frustrations and successes of building a house in Thailand from the very start of us buying the land through to moving in and beyond. You will be part of our building team for...
90 Day Reporting Online

90 Day Reporting Online

Updated 31 May 2017: The online 90 reporting site is pretty useless on the whole. Why Thailand can’t get a pretty simple webpage to work is a mystery. You could give it to some schoolkids and they would sort it out. ThaiVisa reported it working in April but it...
An Isaan Funeral

An Isaan Funeral

We are having some building work done on our newly completed house with the aim of making what has ended up a very liveable design even better. One day after starting all work stopped for three days and loud Isaan music could be heard being played from our part of the...