Living in Thailand and being self-sufficient go hand in hand. In many ways it’s part of the culture here. While the rest of the world has been introducing draconian laws…
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We’ve been building a one-bedroom Thai house for our Thai parents over the last 2 or three months and this week, they moved in. After their retirement they moved from…
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One of the joys of taking a piece of barren land and planting out gardens and a food forest is attracting wildlife and beneficial garden animals. Wild Bees – A…
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Growing a food forest is a long term project, but you have to start somewhere, sometime, to reap what you sow for many years to come. We earmarked approximately 70%…
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Welcome to our shipping container home. Kick your flip-flops off, beware of the dog and come on in! It started with a dream! We followed through with modeling a concept…
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Strawberry Tower Powered with Vermiculture What could be more Thinglish than eating strawberries and cream beneath the Christmas tree than well… growing your own fruit in a strawberry tower in…
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We wanted to integrate a grey water system into the new house design right from the get go. We experimented with a simple solution to collect the grey water from…
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I wake from a restless slumber for the umpteenth time to the sound heavy tropical rain. It hasn’t stopped persisting it down for over 24 hours and at first light…
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Water security was high on our agenda for our homestead, so drilling a water well to provide us with all of ‘God’s Home Brew‘ we will need in the future…
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The Start of Construction – Groundworks Heading into the rainy season isn’t the best time to start construction in Thailand. Once the heaven’s open up and start to deluge the…
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