Monthly Archives: October 2011

A collection of thoughts

Music finally! – Someone must have heard my grumbling about the lack of good entertainment in this country, and they have sent us Elton John, no less!  It was announced in The Star that Elton John will play at the … Continue reading

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A Lion King of a weekend in Singapore–Hakuna Matata

The city/state was named in the 14th Century, when a Samatran King thought he saw a lion along the shore and duly christened it Singapore which means lion (singa) and city (pura).  So, it is then fitting that we came … Continue reading

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This week’s musings

This week’s musings World Food Day Our World Food Day event was a huge success with over 4000 volunteers working simultaneously to pack 1 million grain meals at four of our locations, connected by live video feed.  The meals were … Continue reading

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Time Flies

       Time Flies Our days and weeks here in KL are going by fast—a blessing and a curse at the same time. I am counting down the days until Christmas when I go home but am acutely aware that … Continue reading

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Birthday Weekend in KL

About a month ago I booked a nice executive corner room with a Twin Towers view for two nights at the Traders Hotel in downtown Kuala Lumpur, to celebrate Arlene’s birthday in style.  To make it a totally hassle-free weekend, … Continue reading

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A week of toil, spills, and surprises.

This week has been even busier than usual for me at work. I had teacher performance appraisals and a strategic plan due at the same time—necessary projects but quite time-consuming. We also hosted training sessions for 76 teachers from SE … Continue reading

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