à bientôt, England

Bonjour, mes ami. Usually, when I have a trip to my country of birth England planned, I get anxious, nervous even, because the bottom line is, I don’t really like being there all that much. My life is away from England, a life I’ve worked so hard to forge for myself over the last decade.…

On The Steep Steps Of Enlightenment?

Our main reason for coming west to Java from Bali was my long standing wish to visit Borobudur, Buddhism’s largest temple. My fascination with the world’s religious structures is in stark contrast and at surprising odds with my atheism, and though I don’t adhere or subscribe to any of these institution’s beliefs, traditions and fairytales,…

2013: Annis Memorabilis

Hmm… How to summarize 2013 in just one word? ‘Really, really amazing?’ ‘Unbelievably good!’ I’ll settle for ‘THE BEST EVER…YET!’ 2013 didn’t start out the best, with Leslie back in the U.S and the Korean winter chilling me to the bone. But as winter gave way to spring, things soon picked up. The sun came…

Fighting The Ugly Fight In Movember 2013

You guys may think it’s November. You’re wrong!! It’s MOvember, which means it’s time to grow out your mustache and help raise awareness of men’s health issues around the world. That’s what I’m doing. It’s Day 7, and despite looking like a very bad 70’s adult-movie star, I’m still willing to sacrifice my lip for…