Springs in the Desert

TranslatorOne remarkable man that I met in Yangon –  let’s call him Rodney, a Christian – was anxious to tell me how God had provided him with a water supply in an area of town officially declared a “no water” zone. An overseas visitor...

Immigration Anguish

TranslatorNo country ever caused me so much anguish with immigration and customs as Myanmar. It was not that I ever had anything to hide,  nor was I doing anything suspicious. It was just the irrationality of it – the unpredictability. It was unnerving. On one...

Myanmar Back in Time

TranslatorI have made many visits to Myanmar over the past 25 years but my love for that place and its people was rekindled just a few weeks ago. It was on a plane travelling back from Southeast Asia that I discovered the movie The Lady (2011) . It portrayed a side of...