Living in Isaan – Edition 3

Living in Isaan – Edition 3

  I am going to be including the following standard introduction to these posts for those people who come across them for the first time as it gives some background as to why they read the way they do. For regular readers (a huge thank you to you all) you can skip...
Living in Isaan – Edition 2

Living in Isaan – Edition 2

More small stories of everyday life in Isaan, Thailand this post covering September and some of October 2017: 19 Sept 2017 – Sunset A beautiful sunny day today giving us hope that the end of the rainy season is about to happen. Here in the north we slip into...
Living in Isaan – Edition 1

Living in Isaan – Edition 1

I haven’t been very active with the blog in recent months apart from a burst with three new posts in the last few weeks. I thought I would try to catch up with some of the small stories that make up everyday life here. None of them are spectacular and will never...
A Thailand Tropical Garden Update

A Thailand Tropical Garden Update

I am not going to turn the blog into a site for gardeners so this will be the last update for a little while. I know from the comments from the last garden post HERE that there are some readers who enjoy following the development of a new tropical garden so for that...
Bun Bang Fai Part 2 – 2017

Bun Bang Fai Part 2 – 2017

Bun Bang Fai is an exclusively Isaan (a region in the north east of Thailand) rocket festival held in June every year to encourage the rains to come for the rice season. I say exclusive in a Thai sense. The festival originated in Laos, which explains why it now forms...
Isaan – the Small Stories 31

Isaan – the Small Stories 31

This is a very short edition of “Isaan – the Small Stories” and in fact will be the last edition under this name. In future I will be writing a monthly update of life here in the same format with small stories that give glimpses into the life of a...