Tag Archives: Thailand

This week two of the most beloved men in modern history were praised by their peoples. The passing of Nelson Mandela leaves us his legacy of freedom, compassion and unity that all people and cultures should never forget. In Thailand, … Continue reading

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Blue Heeler’s teak deck is 99% completed. The last work to be done is the manufacture of very long bolts required for adding new double clutches and pad-eyes. On the coach roof we have lovely new teak hand-holds, while the … Continue reading

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Six weeks since we arrived at Boat Lagoon and the teak deck is finished. Our carpentry team reduced to one carpenter with two younger guys helping him sand the deck; one of them usually sings at the top of his … Continue reading

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Already Blue Heeler’s teak deck is almost completely laid, apart from the cockpit. Applying the black gooey Sikaflex in the gaps between the teak strips will require a steady hand and attention to detail to finish the job. Nai expects her … Continue reading

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Blue Heeler’s teak deck is progressing well, thanks to the capable tradesmen on the job and overseeing by Nai. A team of three spend each day skilfully shaping and chiselling intricate teak contours and putting the pieces together much like … Continue reading

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