The 365 Day Project

I am feeling particularly reflective today – it’s the first day of the second half of the new year, and I feel that calls for new beginnings. A time for new resolutions, new hopes and new inspiration. A 365 Day Project.  For the past five years I’ve spent New Years Day running a holiday camp […]

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Voce fala ingles?

I have arrived safe and sound in Rio after a 24 whirlwind tour of Santiago, Chile! Despite all my travels, particularly to developing countries, I don’t think I’ve ever felt so much culture shock as I have here! The comprehension of English in both Chile and Brazil has definitely added some barriers to the ease […]

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Take-off in 10 hours!

I’m set to take off for my South American adventure in 10 hours and it still hasn’t hit me! I’m both nervous and excited by heading alone into unknown territory but I’m looking forward to the hundreds of young people that I’ll be meeting in Rio who all are passionate about making our world a […]

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Don’t Work. Be Hated. Love Someone

There’s a speech that’s caught the attention of hundreds, maybe thousands of re-tweeters and Facebook forwards this week. Given as a graduation speech to a Singapore university in 2008, Adrian Tan‘s speech has evoked a resounding nod and ponder from all recent readers, and has definitely resounded with me, a graduating student in May. He […]

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