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...
The Hidden Wats of Si Bun Ruang

The Hidden Wats of Si Bun Ruang

We spent an afternoon recently on the local backroads close to Si Bun Ruang our home town in Nong Bua Lamphu province, chasing new wats (temples) and it paid dividends with so many excellent photos that it required a separate post. I will give you a My Maps link at...
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...
Coffee, gardens and eating

Coffee, gardens and eating

This collection of small stories has ended up being quite garden orientated so for those of you who aren’t into that sort of thing I will be publishing a back issue of some other stories soon to make up for this biased post 🙂 There are some other topics here so...