Month: January 2009

Back to work after a superb dive trip.

Back to work after a superb dive trip.

   So it’s back to work after the dive trip. The clinic manageress in the Taman Melawati clinic called to say one of the aquariums there had emptied itself onto the Persian Carpet over the weekend. Yikes! Fortunately the fish still had enough water to survive so are

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Diving in Lembeh Straits, North Sulawesi, Indonesia

Diving in Lembeh Straits, North Sulawesi, Indonesia

   What a long but happy day it’s been. The flight was at 6:10 am which meant leaving the house at 4:30 am to catch the flight to Sam Ratu Langi, North Sulawesi. This time there were 19 of us, some old friends from the  Komodo trip and

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The Changing of Guard in a Distant Country

The Changing of Guard in a Distant Country

It was with great interest that I watched and listened to Barack Obama’s inaugural address as he was sworn into the most powerful position in the world, the President of The United States of America.

To me it was a historic moment in time which I had to watch Live (wow! the wonders of the modern age never ceases to amaze me) and though I have yet to travel to the US, and I am not a citizen, I acknowledge that changes in that distant country, in a different continent, has far reaching consequences to all and to the future as we know it.

I listened to his address and was inspired by what he said and the man who said it. This is a man who dared dream to be the President of the most powerful country in the world. A man that stuck to his dream and touched, moved and inspired millions of people with his rhetoric and actions to place him in a position that can Make A Difference to the world as we know it.

The very fact Barack Obama is now President tells me democracy is alive in the US, that what was once a country that was looked on as one to emaluate and is now even despised by some, is now full of hope and promise.

I am inspired by the single-mindedness that has put Barak Obama where he is today.

I am inspired that Democracy exists.

I am inspired by the Hope that he has brought forth in people of all walks of life, colour and social standing.

I am inspired by his Dream of a new beginning and “an end to petty grievances, false promises, recriminations and worn out dogmas, that for far to long have strangled …”

I too have Hope.

Sarah’s Second Extraction

Sarah’s Second Extraction

Yesterday Sarah came in for her second ever extraction. Her mum had texted me on Monday saying Sarah’s two front teeth were loose freight full video download and Sarah kept asking to be taken to see the dentist! I texted back saying I could see her the next

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A Frustrating and Sad Story

A Frustrating and Sad Story

Today I re-started work as a dentist after a week or so studying as an apprentice does, the intricacies of my other business, Logistics. It had been an interesting week learning about the different loaders and containers, going to Port Klang, feeling dwarfed by the huge, huge transporters.

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