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Why I Left Theater - New Personal Essay

Over the years, people have always asked me why I stopped acting. Invariably, I give them stock replies along the lines of “I was tired of being broke,” “I didn’t like the business” or “I wanted to be a journalist.” They’re all true. 2,812 more words


Challenges facing Panama's Chinese Churches

Every church has her challenges, some more than others. For the Chinese churches in Panama, their ministerial fellowship have identified the top 3 as follows: 1,000 more words


How to Stand Out as a Next Generation Business Leader

As a next generation leader, you may have reached your position as a result of family succession, personal connection, or perhaps you were identified early on in your employment as a rising star and propelled through the management ranks accordingly. 799 more words

Talent Strategy

Researching your Estonian family history in the UK

(photo above:An Estonian girl in Diephotz DP camp after World War II. Author: Yvonne Thompson,  from Wikipaedia Creative Commons,https://www.flickr.com/photos/44328150@N03/7565853012 )

Following a query from an individual in the UK who was trying to trace information about his wife’s Estonian family, and realising that there is very little information out there, particularly in relation to Estonians in the UK, I thought I would put together a short piece about this.  2,267 more words

Third generation of international children

Are you raising your children abroad? Are you trying (almost) everything to transmit your cultural heritage and your mothertongue?

When our children are second – or third, fourth etc – generation of international children, transmitting cultural heritage and language becomes a real challenge. 1,204 more words

Being Multilingual



Before rain. Clouds dozens of thoughts away gather
in the corner of your vision, surreptitious as Bigfoot,

as growing up. Every love is an act of defenestration, 79 more words


Review: Tile's 2nd-gen Bluetooth tracker makes finding lost keys, dog, or iPhone easier than ever

Anyone who knows me, knows that I’m a bit of a chronic worrier, so naturally I jumped at the chance to try out Tile’s Bluetooth item tracker. 1,001 more words