This is a supplement to “A Trainer’s View”
The Taal volcano is on an island surround by a beautiful lake in Tagaytay, a tourist town in the Philippines. You might say it’s been both a blessing and a curse
An engineer talks about his job on the world’s largest oil platform project.
Engineer Mike Sanders talks about bridging the gap between the Filipino worker and modern technology. He proposes setting up shops to build prototypes.
Five years ago, before my friend Ivon came to Manila for a visit, he did a computer search for jazz spots in Manila. Tago Jazz Café was the only name that came up. After he arrived he went to check it out and came back very excited. “There are all these young guys—not the old guys you might associate with jazz—who are very talented,” he said. A few nights later we checked the place out together. I took some photos, and the next day I interviewed Nelson Gonzales, the owner, cook, manager, handyman and drummer whose life’s work …
An account of trying to find doctors for various ailments:, including macular degeneration, diverticulitis, sleep deprivation, osteoarthritis, and itchy scalp. And a bit on cultural differences.
After retiring from his professorship at a Korean university, Steve and his wife took teaching positions in Hungary, which he recommends highly.
How to make arrangements in four days in a beautiful spot in a foreign country.
This is an interview with a graduate of a 12-step program who has worked in a 12-step rehab and a therapeutic community. He is now beginning a career in social work in addition to 12-step work.
What happened when a dedicated teacher became seriously ill from Chinese air pollution.