The visa run

One man and his trip to Penang

Going to Laos or Cambodia by bus might have been a bit cheaper, but unfortunately one needs a visa to enter those countries. Not so for Malaysia. Anyway, I heard from a few colleagues that the Royal Thai Embassy in Vientiane is staffed by frequently obnoxious personnel (however another colleague told me he didn’t have any problem at all there).


Sweet grandchild of mine

The incredible journey and how it all unfolded

A semi biographical tale of the journey from supermarket shelf stacker to respected teacher


Holiday in Cambodia

Travels in a far-off and less-travelled Asian country

Not originally intended as a LIBeL column. Too long, only 90% finished. Badly edited - still full of errors - when it appeared in the paper.


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