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Myanmar (Burma): a Lonely Planet publication and my book of the month.

The Lonely Planet is our go to guide book. I’m familiar with the layout, now. It begins with information necessary for planning your trip, then the next section… 780 more words


As I write this post, diced pineapples( Wale, Drake and Rick ross (sick combination right there)) is playing in the background and I just had to write this statement down: there are no words I can find to describe the awesomeness of this song; most especially that initial moment when at the beginning of the song Wale starts with his monologue…*goose bumps*…until Rick ross uses the word flesh and it’s just…oh, God no…but Rozay is awesome. 1,616 more words

On Life In General

(Bukan) Ulasan Nagabumi I: Jurus Tanpa Bentuk

“Dalam kegelapan saya memilih untuk bekerja.”

— Teks bahasa Sanskerta pada cincin milik penambang emas asal India Selatan yang ditemukan di situs Lobu Tua, Barus, Sumatera Utara.

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On Books

Banned Books Week

As an ardent advocate of libraries, literacy, and access to information, I am uncomfortable with the strident mockery of censorship during Banned Books week.

My sons and I shared a love for Calvin and Hobbes, even before they understood all the sophisticated inside jokes; we still do. 499 more words


Can you find happiness in books?

I bet the majority of twenty- first century teens are unlikely to list books as something that will make them happy. A night out with mates, a trendy new item of clothing, an unusual number of likes on an Instagram post possibly, an invitation to the Matric School dance, but to read a book? 682 more words

On Writing

I Love You(r Thoughts)

It’s always difficult to define admiration and love, while we focus on the context alone.

I’ve always been the party of loving someone’s thoughts. I think it’s very human to react towards particular thinking attached to one man’s brain. 299 more words

On Daily Life

My book of the month: How to Travel the World on $50.00 a Day

You’ll know by now that travel is one of my things, and that it’s a family thing. John and I had both spent extended time overseas before we met, way back when. 1,000 more words