02 October 2015

Be kind, be human!

The entire world has their opinion ready about the current refugee situation in our world. Everybody is entitled to have their own opinion, I know, but it is very difficult for me to see eye-to-eye with the mindset of some people, some of my friends included.

09 September 2015

Dear dad

My dad and a mini-me

My dad was a boat refugee 35 years ago. The current situation in the world has triggered a lot of thoughts in my mind. This is why I decided to write my dad an open letter...

02 August 2015

Coming home...

Trại Hè Hòa Lan has come to an end and I am left with an aching body, a lost voice, but above all: a mind with priceless memories and a heart full of love. The theme of this year's camp was Coming Home and we have experienced the theme in several ways this week.

17 July 2015

Sometimes a date is not just a date

We have anniversaries to celebrate certain occasions. The downside of this is that there are dates in the year that reminds us of things that we do not need to be reminded of. I have several dates in the year that I do not like, today is definitely one of them.

04 July 2015

A huge thank you from the heart...

Yesterday I got to witness 153 students graduate. It was an honour to see them shine one last time at our school. They have worked so hard for this moment and to see them cross the finish line was priceless.

My students and their parents have been thanking me through words and gifts. Although I do appreciate this, it is me who need to thank them.The parents trusted me to guide their precious child and my students have brought joy to my life every single day.

To my dearest students: 
Thank you for letting me be a part of your lives during the time that you were at our school. The memories that we have made are captured in my heart. I wish you all the best for the next phase of your bright life. Keep on shining like a star!


21 June 2015

The perfect dad

It's father's day, a day to honour men who have children. This is easier said than done, sometimes. Somehow, we need to pick a day out of a year to honour things. While it seems like a celebration, it can be a bittersweet day for many amongst us.
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