Seven Months

Seven months ago (December), I was in the Czech Republic, eating a pint of pity ice cream in -15 degree weather, despairing that I would be leaving Europe and going back to unemployment in the Philippines. I flew back home. I had a lovely Christmas with my family. I spent a wonderful, rainy day at…

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Not Quite a Cubicle Jungle

Before leaving for Singapore, I did my usual round of obsessive research on my destination country. This being my third time here, I already knew how to get around, which areas I could explore, where the cheapest places to eat were, etc. As a tourist, I had marveled at how multicultural, efficient, beautiful and metropolitan…

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