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A really wow week.

This week at work, we launched our new Australian Aid Tracker website. I was pretty nervous about it– I had built the site myself, it...

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Aileu smiles

Two girls at a playgroup in Aileu district, Timor-Leste (Photo copyright Plan/Ashlee Betteridge). If you like these photos of Timor life,...

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Offroad in Aileu

After driving down a dirt track for about an hour from the main town, crossing three rivers that didn’t have bridges, and only...

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Working the camera in the districts

Although I’ve been at home sick with some mystery illness the last week, before that, I went out to Lautem district, the Easternmost...

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Touring the Sidoarjo Mudflow Site

Last year, I went out and toured the Lapindo mudflow in Sidoarjo, East Java.  However, I only ever ended up writing this one blog post...

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Yogyakarta travel guide

A bird in a cage at Yogyakarta’s historic bird market Remember I spent a few weeks kicking around in Yogyakarta, Central Java,...

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Bits and bobs

Contrary to popular belief, I am doing some freelancing on the road.  It’s the type of freelancing I would class as “hardly...

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Women’s problems

This is Ibu Herwati. I interviewed her when I went out to the site of the Sidoarjo mudflow disaster (which I will write more about...

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I said hello to the popey

So, I’ve been feeling pretty shite since having a tooth ripped out of my head this week, but I said I would brave the crowds at Royal...

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You know it’s been a bad day at work when…

We had a “Very Big and Important Meeting” at work yesterday afternoon. There are “Very Big and Exciting Changes...

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For fellow Teeliners

A bit of an in-joke for all those out there who have to suffer through tedious Teeline and all the insufferable 1950’s passages about...

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From little things, big things probably don’t grow

The large corporation that I work for is trying to become carbon neutral.  The solution… buy a truckload of carbon credits, and...

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