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Author Archives: njpataki

How long ago does this seem?

Seems like ages ago that we were all sitting around that table waiting for the daily session to begin…

July 7, 2012 · 1 Comment

Cabanatuan, Philippines

In Malaysia there’s a term for white males: ‘mat salleh.’ It derives from ‘mad sailor.’ I assume this references Malaysia’s Dutch colonial past or Malays’ experiences with WWII Allied soldiers. … Continue reading

July 5, 2012 · 1 Comment

Singapore Airport (of shiny free markets) and towards the Philippines (of I’m not so sure yet)

Hey gang, I had a smooth flight in from SF. Thought of Spencer as I wandered around the airport in Seoul while transiting there. My seat mate on the flight … Continue reading

June 27, 2012 · 1 Comment

Summer so far

Hey gang, Hope the summer is going well so far. I’ve just returned to Stanford after an amazing road trip, am packing for departure to the Philippines tomorrow, and thought I’d catch … Continue reading

June 25, 2012 · 2 Comments

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