Art and Creativity · Family · Thailand

Making Floating Vessels for Loi Krathong

Sawadee Kha! I know many of you will be getting ready to celebrate Christmas, but in Thailand we recently had a very different kind of celebration. Loi Krathong is one of the main holidays in Thailand. Loi means ‘to float’ and krathong is the name of the beautifully-decorated vessels. The Loi Krathong festival is a… Continue reading Making Floating Vessels for Loi Krathong

Books · Culture · Thailand

Celebrating a Thai Tale for Book Week

It’s one of my favourite weeks of the year: Book Week! I was so excited when I entered my local library yesterday and saw the The Children’s Book Council of Australia Shortlisted Books display. There, in the center, was a children’s picture book set in Thailand! I may have even squealed a little. One Step… Continue reading Celebrating a Thai Tale for Book Week