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

Off-grid autonomy Phuket, Part 1: Water life

Last time, I outlined the benchmark of 80-90% electrical energy autonomy out here in the central backwoods of Thailand’s most populous island. Now, we will discuss the most essential and practical use of solar energy – water – highlighting various benchmarks and challenges in respect to … Continue reading

Phuket’s First Adobe Brick Rocket Stove

Following is a video documenting Phuket Thailand’s first adobe brick rocket stove. Was really simple/quick make. Basically, you have a base layer, in which the middle brick should be slightly thinner (half thickness ideal) and you use to half bricks … Continue reading

Vlog update: 2013 October 14

Following is a video log or vlog update by The Siamerican, given on the evening of October 14. In it, he talks briefly about the passing Phuket Vegetarian festival, as well as using public transport, working at the newspaper and … Continue reading

Good Morning Andaman radio show: Friday, August 2 script

Following is the lineup for the Good Morning Andaman radio show for Friday, August 2, 2013 morning. The show will be broadcast live in Phuket, Thailand, from 8-9am over FM 90.5, covering Phuket, Phang Nga and Krabi provinces. A live … Continue reading

Good Morning Andaman – Monday, 2013 July 29

1. Good Morning Phuket, Krabi and Phang Nga… Introduction WEATHER During 28-29 Jul, widely scattered to scattered thundershowers mostly in the upper part. Southwesterly winds 15-35 km/hr. Wave height 1-2 meters and about 2 meters in the thundershower areas. During … Continue reading