Nam and Lynne’s story isn’t over

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I wanted to give an update on anyone who has ever followed my stories about Nam and Lynne. I won’t rehash the story for those who don’t. Well, if you read my recent blog post on stuckinsoutheast.asia about them you …

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Roses in Saigon – Nam and Lynne’s story

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You know Nam and Lynne right ? If you have ever followed my blogs for more than a couple of weeks consecutively it’d be surprising if you didn’t know who they were by now. Nam and Lynne were my rose …

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Daisuki da yo, Suki

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~ Anata ga koishikute koishikute (I miss you, I miss you) ~ Zutto Zutto daisuki da yo (forever… forever I will love you) ~ Anata to atashi no shiawase ga mieta yo (I can see our happiness written in the …

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Making children cry

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I feel disturbed. I made a little boy cry. Nam, my little friend who sells roses. He is ALWAYS happy. No matter what happens to him he is happy. Tonight I saw him in the street and went to give …

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Eating out in District 8

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I wanted to take my girlfriend to the zoo yesterday. But I wanted her to wear the nice dress I bought her. She didn’t want to wear it because it showed off a little too much. It had large open …

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This is Yi

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I actually don’t really want to talk about this beyond this very small statement because otherwise I will go on forever and I just don’t want to document my relationship to the world at large. I know that if you …

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Happy Birthday Suki

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Yesterday was my daughter’s birthday. She turned four. I haven’t been given access to her since she was born as her mother ran off with her and has refused me access. But Suki got two beautiful gifts from people she …

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Crikey ! It’s Steve Irwin Day

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I know this isn’t really a South East Asian topic. It’s Australian. But I don’t care. People all over the world loved Steve Irwin and he is just as popular in SE Asia as anywhere else in the world. Steve …

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Stuck in South East Asia … again

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I know I haven’t written in ages. I’ve been so busy just living my crazy hectic life that I haven’t had time to write about it, which pains me because I have seen and done so many amazing things in …

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A happy ending. Nhi finds love

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I first wrote about Nhi on my old blog, but since that one is offline right now, I’m continuing the story here. Sometimes you meet people and tell a story, and then you lose contact with them and their story …

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