A Local Drive

A Local Drive An afternoon on the road in Isan Monday- 21 January 2019 A mixed day that unfolded in a pretty unplanned sort of way, which is how life tends to be here. For regular readers you know how I will start this post by saying that in the morning we headed to...

Thai Gold

Thai Gold To buy or not to buy Friday – 25 January 2019 A reader of the blog wrote in with a question about the link between Thai gold and a wedding that might be of interest to others so I thought I would post both it and my reply. Hi Tony, I have been...

Buses of Thailand

Buses of Thailand Peng’s School Excursion On a chilly 15 degree morning at 1.30 am we dropped Peng off at her school to join classmates on an overnight excursion to Kanchanaburi (Bridge over the River Kwai) a ten hour drive from here. For regular readers you...

28 Jan 2019

Living in Isan 28 January 2019 Farm Happenings Living in Isan Stories posted so far this month A mixed day of small happenings. Most of the morning was spent at the farm where Gaun worked on her new garden there while I did some writing on a book update. Monday and...