The Ta Oy – Laos’s Indigenous Woodcarvers

The Ta Oy – Laos’s Indigenous Woodcarvers

I apologise for the delay in publishing this latest post, I am currently in the foothills of the himalayas researching Tibetan carving and have struggled to find reliable internet the last few weeks. Hopefully this post reaches you, it’s about my time in southern Laos, which is one of my most memorable carving experiences so far! […]

Carvings in the Capital

Carvings in the Capital

Although I didn’t manage to find any more carvers in Luang Prabang, it was a brilliant place to be based for a few days, enjoying the local cuisine and the beauty of the surrounding area. We managed to head out to Kuang Si Falls, which is easily the most picturesque waterfall i’ve ever seen! At the entrance to Kuang […]

Bikes, Boats and Backstreet Academy

Bikes, Boats and Backstreet Academy

During my last week in Thailand I had time to finish a Malaysian carving I’d been working on for the last few weeks. I’ve been attempting to carve at least one item in each country, hoping to get a better insight into the unique styles and methods of carving. The photo above is of the Malaysian piece I […]