Veena and I, waiting for Auntie at the Bangsar LRT station. Not sure I deserve such good friends all over the world.
check out a map of the island of Java. My school is in depok, just south of the capitol city of Jakarta. Map Greetings and Selemat Malam, I just wanted to send a quick email, at the end of my first day as a student here at Universiti Indonesia. I was so surprised, passing throughContinue reading “Depok Damage Report”
another quake, UGGGHHH… Back here on Petaling Street, the central backpacker haunt of Kuala Lumpur, the most impulsive indulgence inspiring night market ever (ask my sister, whose simple half an hour here produced that fancy “original” designer handbag). back at the international hostel that I have continued to frequent since that very first night thatContinue reading “Back in KL!”
As a student in Malaysia, I was always struck by the apathy that seems to charactize so much of the people that I meet. Part of this, of course, is the pledge that University students are forced to sign, promising they will stay out of politics. This seems endemic of a broader cultural trend, however;Continue reading “Taking the streets”
I wanted to run to the CC this morning, quickly before I meet Fiza for lunch over in Gelugor. Amazing how the world gets smaller and smaller, every day it seems. I was in Southeast Asia not 4 hours before running into someone that I knew from a previous life in Penang, without even leavingContinue reading “Tiny, Tiny World”
hello all, thank you those of you that have sent emails after hearing about the earthquake and subsequent tsunami in Java. if you haven’t heard about it, check out the news, it’s really sad. i am still visiting my friends here in malaysia, enjoying myself a bit before hopping on the plane in a fewContinue reading “Catastrophic Java”
Greetings Â For any brave souls willing to dare this outlet for curiosities of the mind of Ted… this is a website that i had done before – on my own, which explains its aesthetic blasphemies. Old Web Page Â
Well. All right then. I guess this is it. One last cup of coffee here on Lyndale Ave, one last afternoon in old Minneapolis. Did you know my mom got a pair of kittens the other day? Any suggestions for names?