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SINGAPORE | Wednesday, 5 Nov 2008 | Views [476]

the adventures of my wandering being, that is. leaving behind an experience of a lifetime. being on my own in an unfamiliar territory, both within and beyond, has been an unforgettable experience, one that is too complex to be put in words and one that ... Read more >

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Great Leap Forward

CAMBODIA | Tuesday, 21 Oct 2008 | Views [832]

for CCPP the past few days. A batch of about 30 kids have been sent to the local junior school. This is a BIG deal for the kids – it presents them a chance of a lifetime to receive an education and hopefully escape the poverty cycle. Most of the ... Read more >

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The trappings of one's mind

CAMBODIA | Monday, 20 Oct 2008 | Views [819]

Can be a frightening thing. I’m referring to one’s socio-economic and cultural background. Warning: reflective post ahead. In the past 2 weeks I’ve been here, I’ve met and spoken to several foreigners who have made S’ville their (temporary) home.... Read more >

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Clash of perspectives

CAMBODIA | Sunday, 5 Oct 2008 | Views [497]

At the Okay Guesthouse where I stayed in Phnom Penh, there’s a restaurant on the ground floor and a great place to meet fellow travelers. Just that night Amanda and I were having dinner and Ken from NZ sat down at our table. He’s older than my Dad but ... Read more >

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the contrast

CAMBODIA | Thursday, 18 Sep 2008 | Views [453] | Comments [1]

between day and night cannot be more stark. In the day, there’s a whole lot of activity going on; children are having English, Japanese or computer lessons and I can hear them repeating phrases after their teacher even from the other classroom, some ... Read more >

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the question

SINGAPORE | Tuesday, 9 Sep 2008 | Views [382]

everyone is asking (and which has been bugging me at the back of my mind):   why do you wanna do this?   the usual (and true) reasons i give: 1. I've always wanted to do an overseas voluntary trip but somehow didn't manage to join one of the YEPs ... Read more >

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