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Living in Isan – the Daily Stories

Living in Isan – the Daily Stories…. …..published in May 2019 This is a list of the daily story posts I published in May 2019. Enjoy and please leave comments. They are the only payment I ask for! A Tropical Garden Update Published 30 May 2019 Place:...
Bun Bang Fai 2019

Bun Bang Fai 2019

Bun Bang Fai 2019 published 11 May Bun Bang Fai is an Isan (a region in the northeast of Thailand) rocket festival timed to encourage the rains to arrive for the start of the rice harvest. In fact it has a lot of general fertility cymbals, which is pretty common in...
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...

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...