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East Timor WiFi is so slow.

The blue skies and hot temperatures have returned, happily.

The wifi is expensive here but it’s slow. It’s also expensive in Scotland but at least it’s fast and reliable, unlike here. 31 more words


Why civil resistance works

Why Civil Resistance Works
by Ian Sinclair
Morning Star
17 February 2014

I’ve been reviewing books for over eight years and feel I’ve just finished one of the most important books I’ve ever read. 776 more words

UK Foreign Policy

21 Days To Finishing In East Timor.

We ‘be got three weeks left now in Dili. Then we have three weeks off in Penang before returning home, permanently, to Aberdeen. A week after that I start work with the company I left five years ago when we started playing musical engineers in different countries for different companies. 40 more words


East Timor.

The local homes around the hangars are very basic, usually block walls and corrugated roofs. A lot have no windows and only the most basic of doors. 73 more words


Growers and Mere Harvesters

A garden is one of the most common metaphors in learning and education. It’s a good one, but there are many distinctions that often don’t get sorted out at the level of metaphor, or given enough consideration to. 182 more words

Education & Learning

East Timor (2015) flag

Long long waiting for arriving the one of the “rarest” countries in the world to my mailbox. This cover travelled from my hometown to Philatelic bureau in Dili and back 503 days (1.4 years). 16 more words

National Symbols

Poorly Executed: The Death Penalty is Barbaric

There is always something horrible going on in the world, whether it’s a war, kidnapping, murder, or a more natural disaster, it’s often easy to watch or read about it from the comfort of a relatively safe home and be outraged. 443 more words