Volunteering has conventionally been linked to good people with good intentions. When done well, volunteering can benefit many people, communities, professionals and governments as well as raise awareness on social issues beyond the duration of the volunteering itself. In recent years, however, we have come to understand that there can be severe harm done due … More Volunteering: when doing good does harm
“Imagine no possessions…” When I was still a serial expat, I longed to have a place where I could settle a bit. I was moving to new places every six to eighteen months and I could never bring more with me than I could carry. All those years, all my belongings fit into a suitcase, … More You may say I’m a dreamer…
So, I have been told I talk about Africa a lot. I think it confuses people, so I thought I will just write it all down in this blog in new section called “Stories from Africa”. I don’t keep a journal, but my time in Africa was so beautiful that it was one of the … More Stories from Southern Africa
Freedom seems to be the key concept linking all phases and experiences in my life so far. As a child, being raised by severely strict Hong Kong-Chinese parents, I was always on the search for freedom. I would try to escape my parents rule/power over me and run to my room, or run away from … More It’s all about freedom!
Bangkok part II has officially started! After a rather strange work experience, I have now moved on with a new organisation, new studio apartment, and new goals and perspectives in mind. I don’t regret the past six months – I have learned a lot and met a bunch of great people on the way too. … More Being positive