[VIDEO] ‘Closet scientist’ update: avocado aquaponics and pedal power

Regarding the title of this post, my friend and colleague Marque Rome the other day called me a “closet scientist” when he came over to my pad the other week to record some jingles for the radio. He was referring … Continue reading

VIDEO: How I recycled 100 percent of my consumer waste from three months

Yes that’s right, as the title of this post suggests, I didn’t throw away, burn or improperly dispose of any of my consumer waste over the past three months. I simply collected it all, ensured it was dried and separated general … Continue reading

Phuket beach to the rescue: kayaking, injured turtles and ‘saving’ stray cats

I recently had a decent afternoon out with a good American friend and former colleague, Chris, who was visiting Phuket for a several weeks with his sister Amanda and her fiance Zack. On one particular afternoon afternoon out, was able to get some good exercise … Continue reading

Reviving solar aquaponics veg and herb growing trials: VIDEO

After much procrastination in reviving solar aquaponics trials since moving to a new apartment months ago, finally got out the components and reviving sustainable gardening trials, fiddling around with solar panels, pumps and fish tanks again; first unit, featured in the video … Continue reading

Investment analysis of four profitable Thai sugar companies

Continuing on budding interest and research into prospective commodity investments in respect to the Thai agri-food (.agro) sector and Stock Exchange of Thailand (SET), I’ve come across three profitable companies that look promising. Buriram Sugar (BRR), Khon Kaen Sugar (KSL), Khonburi … Continue reading

Exploring Thai equities markets: agriculture, food and commodities investment

In recent weeks I’ve started to actively expand my knowledge base about–and explore the prospective of putting some capital into–the agricultural and food commodities market, especially in Thailand. This post is to log some of my revelations and realizations.

Finding gains from material loss

Yesterday morning I came to the unwelcome yet unavoidable realization that a considerable set of “valuables” had gone missing. Stolen from under me, a  jab to the gut, and all I can do at first was sulk, and now as the aftertaste … Continue reading