Let’s start with some tales…. Grinding chili towards the outside in Singama Dewale island Temple : the way to obtain revenge if you’ve been wronged. Sunia God at 10:00 pm […]
I came to be a simple tourist on a beautiful landscape but the sociolinguist in me was lucky to witness something far more exciting than just a breathtaking (not so) independent Island!
I really had to laugh when I discovered that the Old Sails I was meant to see were actually brand new Tall Ships! I crossed England on a misunderstanding…Typical, shall […]
I’ve just come back from a trip into mysticism, culture, beauty and humor…let me quickly share this with you before my busy life takes away the wonderful flavours of an amazing civilisation. Myanmar or Burma? Only the UN and Switzerland where I live use Myanmar for what Aung San Suu […]
J’ai écrit le début de ce texte il y a exactement une semaine depuis ma petite école des rizières…je vous la livre avec déjà une pointe de nostalgie car ces saveurs, parfums, rires et moments d’intimité et de bonheur avec une communauté qui m’a accueillie comme l’une des leurs m’a touchée profondément. L’être humain peut être si bon, convivial et ouvert…parfois et surtout si on a la chance de tomber sur le bon spécimen!
My ESL Teachers’ experience in a Rural Thai school with a description of daily life and education issues.
Happy Spicy New Year to my old and new friends and to my readers who are invited to ask more questions, in the purely cosmopolitan Jewish tradition (the worst is always the one “She-Eino Yodea Lishol”(who doesn’t know how to ask a question). This post is a brief and very superficial overview on an intense time in Thailand.
Chiang Mai Conference on Language Rights, Inclusion and the Prevention of Ethnic Conflicts (13-17 Dec. 2012)
My very personal summary of quite a special meeting in Chiang Mai. People, topics, sights, music, dialogues, it was human and beautiful from the first to the very last minute!
I’ve just landed in Thailand and already have the palate, the vision and all my senses awakened under a mild and pleasant sunshine. I believe I’m closer to Paradise, a very cosmopolitan paradise…surprisingly! This post will take you from the river thames to the river Mae Ping, but also from Geneva to Jerusalem…via Jaipur, somehow.
Comment traduiriez-vous “I’m not going to dignify this question by answering it”? C’est la question du jour de mon chroniqueur favori, le toutologue Philippe Meyer.