Last Few Days In Paris

My Deutsch classmate would leave the following day so we visited museums that she had never been to which included Musee d’Orsay. I used to like Romanticism, but after this visit, I fell in love with impressionism. I also like the works of Van Gogh especially those painted by him after he 'became mad'. But … Continue reading Last Few Days In Paris

Funny Moments

There were so many happy and funny moments when I was in Cambodia. I'd love to share these with all of you. Thanks for the happy times, everyone. You are all my angels. 😊 Moments with the French volunteer: At a farewell party for a local priest, the students cried. The French volunteer consoled one … Continue reading Funny Moments

Cambodian Names

So, the French volunteer finally left Cambodia. Yes, finally. 😜 When she reads this, she’s going to curse me. 🤣 (check out our numerous funny moments together here.) We call each other buddy because we hate/love each other so much (note, I put 'hate' first. 😜). We had so much fun together. I thought I … Continue reading Cambodian Names

Good or Bad News?

'Hello, <student>. Let's resume our English lesson tomorrow.' I called my student on Friday after I came back to the village from Siem Reap and after THEIR long holiday.  Mind you, it's a  6-hour bus ride and after that, I had to take a tuk tuk from the town to the village and that cost … Continue reading Good or Bad News?

Exodus

'There will be no students when you come back to the village so don't come back until October.' I got this call when I was in a minivan heading to Phnom Penh.  'October when?' I asked. 'I don’t know.' The other person answered. 'Huh?!' was my response. Flashback to the beginning of last week. My … Continue reading Exodus