Tag Archives: hospitality

2016 New Year’s Revolutions!

New Year’s Resolution and Message – 2016 G’Day Folks – Wide, Far and In Between! A very happy Christmas (or 25th of December) and a very merry New Year (those Gregorian calendar inclined). I feel a little guilty to say … Continue reading

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Central Asia Still Central To My Heart

Whist I should be talking about the incredible and diverse place that is Central Asia I’ve chosen instead to talk about me (as I do) and the impact this region had on me in the past and again today. If … Continue reading

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Just before I kick off another year in social justice advocacy – thank you!

Dear Anyone / Everyone (especially in 2012 and in the past years)! I hope the start to the year has been a good one for you. I must say a HUGE thank you for your support in 2012, and probably … Continue reading

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When in Pakistan…

You know you are in Pakistan when… The formality and politeness would make the queen blush – this could have something to do with being Australian and very informal! Telephone infrastructure is better than the west as it is made … Continue reading

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Welcome to Karachi – here are your drops…

This is a great example of how the world is working to become polio-free and counteracting the reputation of city that has one of the worst in the world. Karachi is a town of 22 million (I didn’t count them … Continue reading

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Blood, haircut and involuntary suicide…

Blood Coming to Pakistan with all the expectations of violence, danger and unrest (thanks western media) my first walk around town in Lahore, Pakistan was quite a shock. One thing was that the people tended to be friendly and very … Continue reading

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