After travelling to Myanmar last month I reflect on what it will mean for Myanmar to develop. Will it be necessary to compromise nature and people for the sake of development? … More Myanmar’s Development Journey
While travelling in Thailand and Myanmar I discovered how cashew nuts are grown and processed. … More The Story Behind Cashew Nuts
After my recent trip to Southern Myanmar, I discuss the ethics of travelling to country with current conflict. … More Is it Ethical to Travel to Myanmar?
Exploring reasons for deciding to travel to Myanmar and what I discovered about the people, culture and food. … More Deciding to go to Myanmar
Teaching Burmese migrants here in Thailand, I hear of their stories, their struggles and their aspirations: their predicament often dominates my thoughts. While working with a migrant population is a new experience for me, migration itself is woven into my heritage. Aotearoa/New Zealand, where I grew up, is a country founded on migration. My ancestors predominantly … More The Migrant’s Plight