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Searching for a Rice Hut

Searching for a Rice Hut

Searching for a Rice Hut A morning full of variety The next two projects I have planned for the farm, neither of which have anything to do with farming, are to launch Isan Grace, my floating sala (hut) now that the pond water levels are improving, and to buy and...

Early Morning at a Wat

Early Morning at A Wat Wat Pa Sup Anun, Si Bun Ruang A busy weekend with several Buddhist events and some social stuff as well. I have covered the end of Buddhist Lent ceremonies before so I won’t do that again. Instead I have added some photos that touch on the...

A Lovely Bunch of Coconuts

A Lovely Bunch of Coconuts Donations to a local wat The small forest temple close to the family farm is having their end of Buddhist Lent celebration this weekend and there is frantic activity to get everything ready for the event. This is a story about our...

End of Buddhist Lent

The End of Buddhist Lent at Wat Pa Silawa, Nong Bua Lamphu On a cool early and misty morning we recently went to the first of several end of Buddhist Lent ceremonies we will attend in the coming week or so. This one was at one of my favourite temples Wat Pa Silawa....
A Taste of Isan

A Taste of Isan

A Taste of Isan A reality check on living in rural Isan. I hear from many readers who are thinking about starting a new life based in Isan at some stage, a more rural region in the northeast of Thailand. What if you could ‘taste test’ that experience as...