Monthly Archives: December 2012

2012 in review

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2012 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: 4,329 films were submitted to the 2012 Cannes Film Festival. This blog had 27,000 views in 2012. If each view were a film, this … Continue reading

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Five days on the island of many gods

I have often dreamed of going to Bali and so when Lexi arrived in Malaysia for a five week stay we immediately started investigating a short visit to the tropical paradise.  Lexi found an inexpensive flight/hotel package online that proved … Continue reading

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Nepal – “Because it’s there”

Our flight was direct from Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to Kathmandu, Nepal.  As we flew, I thought about the many Nepalese workers, many who are Security guards at our condo, who make the trip by the hundreds to find work in … Continue reading

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A word in support of the Christmas tree

A Malaysian friend of ours said she heard that in Canada you’re not allowed to call it a Christmas tree, and was wondering if she had heard right.  I told her  that most Canadians do call it a Christmas tree … Continue reading

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