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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Have you ever tasted kiwi jam? We love to grow our own fruit and vegetables and eat them fresh from the garden. Sometimes however, we have too much produce. A…
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I see pineapples, thousands of pineapples. They are totally tropical and seemingly everywhere I go lately. Where Do Pineapples Grow? Everywhere! The pineapple (Ananas comosus) (สัปปะรด) is an indigenous plant…
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Budthamonthon can be found near Trat ‘Green’ City, a small but busy market town in Trat Province (population 20K) in the South-East of Thailand between the Gulf of Thailand and…
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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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A friend recommended Koh Chang to me many years ago when I was talking about undertaking my first backpacking foray into South East Asia. Down the years, I kept coming…
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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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Ingredients to Make Deep Fried Fish with Thai Herbs ปลาทับทิมทอดสมุนไพร Fish = ปลา Chili = พริก Lime = มะนาว Garlic = กระเทียม Young mango (sour) = มะม่วงอ่อน  Shallots = หอมหัวแดง…
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If you asked me 5 years ago would I be interested in permaculture and gardening I would have laughed at you. I was living a very different life then. Not…
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