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been writing this same poem for years

Since I have already been handed
one too many maps to my body.

We’ve established that it is buried.

At least, I know what’s it’s like to be… 145 more words


The magic of saying 'oh, OK'

At the beginning of my PhD journey  I had the most amazing ideas for my research project.  A little naive and idealistic, I thought that everything would fall into place and I could fulfil my dreams.   381 more words


Pursuit across Africa, new video diary

Hello, my name is Aiden L Bailey. I’m the author of the new adventure espionage novel, The Benevolent Deception. Welcome to my first video journal where I talk about some of the influences of the book and how I came to write it. 504 more words

The Benevolent Deception

Burmese Days

“We walk about under a load of memories which we long to share and
somehow never can.” George Orwell, Burmese Days

This September I travelled to Myanmar (formerly Burma) as part of my qualification leave from work. 552 more words

Aung San Suu Kyi

Week 1 of my PhD data collection in Nepal

There was so much anticipation and anxiety leading up to commencing my PhD research projects being conducted in Nepal this November.  Having arrived now and completed 2 days of data collection has significantly eased my stress so now I’m feeling quite calm about the upcoming 4 weeks. 268 more words


The ethics of haggling in a developing country

Backpackers might be some of the most frugal people you’re likely to meet. Whether it’s saving to travel, or booking flights and accommodation, or spending habits while on the road, budget travel for backpackers means valuable travel. 812 more words


This Map Shows the Severity of India’s Pollution Problem - India Real Time - WSJ

A new map from the World Health Organization shows just how bad India’s air pollution problem is.

The interactive map, which shows the average levels of dangerous… 395 more words