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2017 – a year that was

Here I am on a snowy, icy Bowen Island, taking stock of the last 12 months and fully appreciating how charmed my life has been in 2017. Besides calling Canada home for 20 years now, I spent much of the … Continue reading

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A snapshot of my work in Sri Lanka

There was a feature done on me and my work in Sri Lanka recently, which I have been meaning to share but kept forgetting to do so!  Here you go, enjoy. A Business Savvy Global Citizen Volunteers in Sri Lanka … Continue reading

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Home again, naturally

It’s been a whirlwind of activity since returning home to Bowen Island two weeks ago.  So many friends to spend time with, catch up on 12 months worth of stories from their lives, and share my stories with them (not … Continue reading

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Farewell, Kutpai, Ayubowan Sri Lanka

Looking back on all that I experienced, there are two things that surface over and over – the people and of course the food.  I was lucky to be working with a bunch of ladies who love to cook, and … Continue reading

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Nepali Night in Sri Lanka

It’s all thanks to Gayathri who spent a little time in Kathmandu a few years ago, and her scrummy memories of Nepal’s infamous mo:mo. Mo:mo are little dumplings stuffed with meat or veg, and served steamed with a chilli/tomato achar. … Continue reading

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Real impact

As part of the ‘CANDID Voices” project developed by the Sri Lanka Development Journalist Forum, they challenged the young journalists to shoot short videos to showcase women’s empowerment across the island. Fortunately for us, they deemed the stories of six … Continue reading

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Brewed in Nepal

It’s hardly surprising that I see eye to eye with Arvind Das Joshi.  A person who sits on the SIRC Board can hardly be a bad person, now can they? Arvind joined the SIRC Board about the time I left … Continue reading

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