“The Hungry Bear Doesn’t Dance” – A Turkish Proverb

As luck might have it, our current volunteers are excellent chefs. We would like to pointedly thank Mother Marie and everyone else too for the delicious home-cooking we have been enjoying around here. Such as grilled fish..   Fresh salads     Yummy curries   Chilli Pastes and Condiments   Millet and Greens   Impromptu…

Chickens and Compost

Now with all the new chickens, they need a home; hence our bamboo chicken coop.   They are quite comfy in there with nooks and roosts to sleep and lay eggs. The coop is also an excellent place to collect poop for fertilizer. And to add to this fertile atmosphere, we made a fairly large…

House Update

December to February is the cold dry season here in Pai – the best time to build. So we have been working on our earth house. Our goal is to move in by March. We have finished plastering our walls. We have two layers of earthen plaster: a base layer and an infill layer. These…

Return after 5 months absence

    After a 5 month absence, we returned to our property in December excited to see all the changes. We were happy to see our earth house in the making successfully survived its first rainy season. We were greeted by many new blooming flowers.   And delicious fruit..   Guava   Hog Plum Delicious…