Storm Damage


The recent High winds has caused damage to many of the older buildings. Most noticeably in Om Ko where the roof was ripped of this house. Considering the wooden construction of many of the older Thai style houses I am … [CLICK TO READ MORE]

Recycling – Thai Style


Unlike the UK – Recycling in Thailand is not compulsory and run by the State but just the opposite the recycling system is run by private individuals who make a tidy profit from recycling waste, there are many people who … [CLICK TO READ MORE]

Road Resurfacing

Road Resurfacing

The resurfacing of the main Road through town has finally started, How long a stretch they will resurface is still not clear, hopefully they will do the complete section through town and fix the rough sections near the shop fronts, … [CLICK TO READ MORE]

Car Accident

Car Accident

Yet another accident happened on the 29th April which is being investigated by the Ban Dung Police , it occurred in Ban Phon Santi on the Ban Dung to Sum Sao road which  is a notorious Accident Black Spot. The … [CLICK TO READ MORE]

Songkran 2015

Songkran 2015 - b

The annual Songkran Parade kicked of around 2.00pm, there seemed to be more floats again after a quieter past couple of years. As usual the dancing girls !! were out with the same repertoire year on year. Still well worth … [CLICK TO READ MORE]