Another side of Bali

Another side of Bali

Perhaps like me you grew up with a particular image of Bali – that of grass-skirted dancing girls frolicking in the waves. But after several visits in the past 15 years I have not seen any. But I did discover a more exciting side of Bali when I visited there in...

Tsunami Desolation

As a tribute to the people of Aceh – those who lost their lives and those who survived and are getting on with their lives – here are some lines I wrote in January 2005 as I struggled to come to terms with what I saw and felt in Banda Aceh. I stood and...