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In Jakarta!

April 5th, 2009 4 Comments

We arrived in Indonesia safe and sound – the trip was about as good as 24 hours of air travel can be <grin>. I’m crazy jet-lagged…but I do have some pictures already and hope to start posting details tomorrow.

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Sean In Indonesia

March 31st, 2009 Comments Off

So what’s all this about a trip to Indonesia?  After my wonderful trip to Nepal in 2007 with the Leave for Change program at the University of Guelph, I was invited by my Uncle Kiam to volunteer at a non-profit training centre he founded in Malang, Indonesia.  As you can see it took  a couple [...]

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Taking a Trip to Get My Travel Visa

March 25th, 2009 Comments Off

I am back at work and back online after a week of convalescing after breaking a rib.  It is a sad tale, although not what one would call a hero’s journey.  It is the story of the Fall of Man…or at least a fall of a man.  Since people aren’t believing my “saving orphans and [...]

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Flights Are Booked!

March 10th, 2009 Comments Off

Thanks to the hard work of The Best Wife Evar, tickets for my trip to Indonesia are officially booked and confirmed!  I’m started to get really excited.  We have a short stopover in Hong Kong; not longer enough to leave the airport…so it doesn’t count.  But if I manage to find authentic HK yum cha [...]

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Lunch with the President

February 20th, 2009 Comments Off

I was delighted to be invited to lunch today at the President’s house.  President Summerlee was hosting Anne Buller, the President of Centennial College.  The other guests was an amazing cross-section of students, staff and faculty from across campus.  Hearing what everyone is involved in, from environmental projects to agricultural research to improve poverty in [...]

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Funding Approved!

August 28th, 2008 Comments Off

I just recieved word from the U of G Professional Staff Association that my request for funding from the Enrichment Fund has been approved!  This support is going to be essential to my trip to Indonesia.  Many thanks to the PSA for the program and the selection committe for their support of my application.  Unfortunately [...]

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Going to Indonesia?

June 26th, 2008 Comments Off

Since hearing about my work with Leave For Change in Nepal, I have been talking with my Dad and my Uncle Kiam about possibly organizing a trip to Indonesia to volunteer with a non-profit training centre founded by my Uncle.  It is located in Indonesia, which is where my father was born and raised.  I [...]

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