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The Wall

    Hard and cold a solid fortification Proud and bold a peaceful demolition The Iron Curtain that split The East and The West The country’s burden a never-ending identity quest You thought a wall could suppress a desire for … Continue reading

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Our gracious neighbour

After a short peaceful cruise across Lake Manapouri, the boat slowly approached the shore of West Arm, trying its best to minimize the disturbance to the serenity embraced by the surrounding mountains. As the boat came to a standstill, the … Continue reading

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The bitterness concealed within the sweetness

  “What is to become of this country?” Fred Smith cried out in anguish.   Plot (Wikipedia – Sweet Country (2017 film)): Sam is a middle-aged Aboriginal farmer in the outback of Australia’s Northern Territory. He is sent by a … Continue reading

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The rebel who loved trees…part 1

There were two powerful men in history who had made tremendous impacts on the world, Germany in particular. One is the most hated, the other is still being admired even after 500 years has passed. Escaping from the city filled … Continue reading

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The mountains have called on me… part 1

It all began with an IMAX film which I saw in 2012… After a brief moment of darkness, the scene of a mountain top poking through a sea of clouds gradually emerged on the massive screen in front of the … Continue reading

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Insight Trip to Kenya – Day 8

For my previous posts on this trip: Insight Trip to Kenya – Day 1 & 2 (click here) Insight Trip to Kenya – Day 3 (click here) Insight Trip to Kenya – Day 4 (click here) Insight Trip to Kenya … Continue reading

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Insight Trip to Kenya – Day 7

For my previous posts on this trip: Insight Trip to Kenya – Day 1 & 2 (click here) Insight Trip to Kenya – Day 3 (click here) Insight Trip to Kenya – Day 4 (click here) Insight Trip to Kenya … Continue reading

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