Merry Christmas Lah!

Of year two in Malaysia, term one is nearly over. This term I’ve hit Ipoh, Bali and Malacca and it’s been great. Malaysia you are beautiful and you are forever surprising me. There has been survival of the first term of School of Leadership- even managing to complete the majority of my tasks, and as I…

Weekend // Contrasts

Yesterday I cried in a random KTM train station in the face of difficulty.   Today I can laugh in the face of the love of my Father. Let me rewind a bit. I love to embrace the weekend, and yesterday I was excited for a packed day of celebrations, good food and lovely people….

Hello September

This year is the new beginning. I feel like I should either say yes now and go forward, or turn back. I’m choosing the first. This is the year I truly say yes, I’m all in. Not, I’m in when I feel like it, but yes to the uncertain, yes to the downright scary, yes…

Time for round two.

KL, I’m back! The end of the last term at school left me exhausted in every way, but here I am back in the place that feels so like home right now. The Island-UK-Island holiday sandwich filled with copious amounts of sleep fixed it all. I’m ready. The last few weeks have been a whirlwind:  I…

From bicyles to Mojitos and everything in between: Lily comes to town

Rewind a few weeks: loving the job but craving some adventure.. this ‘half term/long weekend’ just passed was exactly what I needed. What a difference a friend from the homeland makes. Lily arrived in the way she always does, looking as beautiful and as stylish as ever, not like she’d been travelling for 16 hours…

Jeremiah 29.11

So I may have news! The details are boring but the fact is I’m staying here in KL next year. I’m going to be doing something that I really want to be doing. This means two years in the same city! I’m content that I’ll be starting a new academic year in a familiar place….