Doomed

Last Thursday night was our turn to host the Thursday Club dinner.  The Thursday Club is a club for 2nd highest ranked officer (doesn’t necessarily need to be Deputy Chief of Mission) from every embassy in Yangon.  I’ve come to this gathering a few times and I quite like it.  Though the members are predominantly…

Are We Retarded?

The first 2 months of living here, I mostly observe and try to settle in and adjust my lifestyle from a career woman to a stay home mom (and other roles).  But for the past 3 months I have found living here uneasy.  I am living multiple different lives here, life as me, life as…

Ceremonies

I have been living in this place for 4 months now.  While I spent the first 3 months observing and studying my new environment a.k.a the Indonesian Embassy community more specifically and the Indonesian community in general, the last 1 month was spent observing and getting to know the local community.  To be honest, my general…