On Diving; or, The Scariest Thing I’ve Ever Done

On Diving; or, The Scariest Thing I’ve Ever Done

The hardest things I’ve ever done in my life—writing my thesis, giving my best friend’s eulogy, moving to Indonesia for 9 months—have generally happened slowly, gradually, almost inevitably. They were certainly the most difficult tasks and decisions I’ve ever undertaken but at no point did I stop and truly think I could not continue. I have now done something that breaks that pattern and I think that diving is idiosyncratically the hardest thing I’ve ever done. Continue reading “On Diving; or, The Scariest Thing I’ve Ever Done”

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On Weddings; or, Why You Should Carry Fancy Clothes With You At All Times

On Weddings; or, Why You Should Carry Fancy Clothes With You At All Times

Weddings in Indonesia seem to be a free-for-all, anyone and everyone and ESPECIALLY the local bule are invited. I have been to three weddings so far and all of them have come as surprises.
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