The Best Comments Made

The Best Comments Made

I have a loyal band of readers who take the effort to leave comments on this blog in response to my posts of life in Thailand. These are quite often not just a ‘good post’ comment, but a contribution in themselves. I have several virtual friends who...
Should I Learn to Speak Thai?

Should I Learn to Speak Thai?

The photo above is of Gaun with my brother on the eve of our wedding in early 2014. You don’t need to speak Thai or English to see that she is dishing out some advice with enthusiasm 🙂 I have had a couple of occasions recently on my Facebook page HERE to discuss...
Respect for the Past

Respect for the Past

It’s not really a respect for the past sort of heading photo is it! I couldn’t come up with anything better and these children formed a fun part of the morning so let’s respect the past by embracing the joy of the future as represented by these...
Living in Isaan – Edition 17

Living in Isaan – Edition 17

June had as its main activity the restoration of an Isaan rice storage hut, which I covered in detail in this post HERE, Bun Bang Fai, the Isaan rocket festival, covered HERE and a Ghost Mask festival in Dan Sai HERE. I obviously won’t repeat these posts and as...
Living in Isaan – Edition 16

Living in Isaan – Edition 16

This is a particularly mixed bunch of stories that I am sure you’ll enjoy because of the variety. They include a market day, Happy Birthday Gaun, a turtle lottery, building a boat jetty, thanking the spirits, two newly discovered wats (temples), stocking the...