Sun, Sand, Sea and Sweat in East Timor

Moire is in East Timor. My facebook profile flashes up as updated just ‘a moment ago’. I’m on the job again, this time in a far-flung formerly-turbulent island off the coast of Australia. No sooner than I’ve landed, I’m sniffing out my morning running route. The capital Dili is a tiny city. It has the … Continue reading Sun, Sand, Sea and Sweat in East Timor

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Hungry Monkeys in Bali

I was on my way to work for four weeks in East Timor. To get to this newly liberated island, you have to fly via Bali. Shame… I decided to make the most of the situation and stay in Bali for a week. Though I was indeed on holiday, there was no rest from my … Continue reading Hungry Monkeys in Bali

5.30am … Isn’t that a wee bit early to be running around?

My rationale for running at the crack of dawn whilst overseas is quite simple. First, I avoid the worst of the sun whilst still benefiting from first light. The second reason is slightly more complex. In many developing countries, the sight of a white woman running half naked through the streets is often a serious … Continue reading 5.30am … Isn’t that a wee bit early to be running around?