You speak Thai good… jing jing

(Taken at Suan Pakkard Palace in Bangkok. A nice little oasis from the craziness of BKK) Life sure can get complicated and interesting at the same time. After having a non-stop event-filled life since early January, the next 4 months are already planned out. If I can organize myself and find some sort of routine … Continue reading You speak Thai good… jing jing

Sex in the United Nations (…it happens…)

Emergency Sex (and other desperate measures) gives a pretty good insight into the lives of three humanitarians / peacekeepers and the work they do towards the very holistic ideas of the United Nations. Its a book that highlights the struggles/conflicts we have in the 20th century with the real-life stories of these twenty-something peacekeepers. Full … Continue reading Sex in the United Nations (…it happens…)

Organizing can be FUN or a pain in the A$$

(Setting up beach umbrellas and chairs on an early morning on Cha-am beach) After a suprisingly eventful January, I came back from Australia to a slight buzz in the air preparing for a conference for the Canadian organization that sent me to Thailand. Whether I’m a control freak or not, I took on the responsiblity … Continue reading Organizing can be FUN or a pain in the A$$

Photographic review of the past month

(Taking a break from cycling around Kanachaburi, about a 3 hour North-west bus ride from Bangkok.  This was right before we checked out a war memorial detailing the construction of the bridge and death of POWs made famous by the movie, the Bridge of River Kwai) The past month has been crazy mix of outdoor … Continue reading Photographic review of the past month

Adventures leads to happiness and vomiting

(Trekking through Erawan Waterfalls – camped out here for new year’s eve… I would have been caught in the Bangkok bombings if we hadn’t stayed for one extra night! …a major bus loop I always use was bombed that night…) The holidays season was eventful for me. Sitting here in my cousin’s room trying to … Continue reading Adventures leads to happiness and vomiting

Getting back to the routine

Well after what feels like 3 weeks of craziness, I'm slowly getting back to my routine of eat, sleep, work, study, reading… The past week and a bit threw me off my finely-tuned system of getting as much done as possible within a 24-hour period. Not counting my social life (which coincidently enough is almost … Continue reading Getting back to the routine