Water we doing here?

The entire country of Myanmar is in the midst of a major flood. It is coming in the form of Thingyan. Thingyan is the New Year festival that lasts between 4 and 5 days in mid April every… Read More

And the Thunder Rolls

It is still warm here in Mandalay. Air conditioning in the room is a very nice commodity. Without AC it would probably take quite awhile to adjust to the night time temperatures and get some sleep. Today there… Read More

Mandalay Me Down To Sleep

Forgive me Facebook for I have sinned, it has been over a year since my last blog post. I may have blog faded, although dither does 5 posts constitute a blog. I have no idea what dither means… Read More

Rose Bowl Bound

Monday I am flying from Vancouver to Los Angeles, the city of angels, so they say. LA is just the landing point for a trip to Pasadena. Pasadena is hosting SCaLE 15X, which is a Linux Expo. It… Read More

One Month Out

It has been one month to the day since I have arrived home. The trip in general was a success. My travel companion, Ed, was even located after 36 hours of stress and frustration in Beijing. That is… Read More

Don’t Touch the Trim!

If anyone gets the title reference I will both be very impressed and they will be awarded 10 bonus points. Today was the second full day working at the school on the computer lab. The other full day… Read More

Yangon with the Wind

I have made it to Mandalay. It took about 15 hours of travelling in a small Ford Ranger. Roughly, and I do mean roughly, the first 5 hours were spent riding in the bed of the pickup truck… Read More


Ah the sounds of the city. I have been in Yangon for 2 days now and finding it a pretty interesting place. It is similar to other large cities in the fact that it is busy and very… Read More

And so it begins…or continues.

Tired, very tired. This blog is going to have its beginnings on the lower lever, more accurately the sub-level of the Beijing airport. Waiting in terminal E57 waiting for flight CA905 to Yangon. It will be my first… Read More