Ducks

Our newest addition to the PermaPai team! These little guys will grow to poop, fertilising our food forest and pond. The snails in their diet means this fertiliser will be rich in Calcium, a key component in many reactions in the soil.  And most importantly, they are adorable to look at. Daily entertainment! Advertisements

Bathroom

  Our new bathroom, how exciting! The walls were made weaving muddy rice straw through bamboo. Rice straw was mixed with a mud mix, before being woven through the vertical bamboo poles. This technique is most applicable in tropical climates, since the thin walls provide little insulation. Here, in Thailand it is a quick, cheap…