Hey there! My name is Elly, and I just finished up the final year of my Bachelor's in Political Science at UVic. This June, I headed over to Southeast Asia to work at the Malaysian Social Research Institute (MSRI) in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Follow along as I post about my experiences living and working in Malaysia!
Dear future intern, First of all: congratulations! Congratulations on taking the first step down what will be a life-changing path! You’re probably feeling all sorts of emotions – excitement, anticipation, wonder, nerves, fear, etc – and all of them are… Continue Reading →
The other day, my friend sent me a text asking me to send him pictures of things around Kuala Lumpur that were different from home. I walked around my neighbourhood for a while, going into stores, stopping at different stalls… Continue Reading →
Have you ever found yourself in the early stages of a new friendship or relationship where you’re asking the age-old, interview-like get-to-know-you questions, when you get asked, “what do you like to do in your free time?” Do you, like… Continue Reading →
I’m not much of a blogger – or at least, I’ve not done much (read: any) blogging up until this very moment in my life. Journaling, sure, but it’s another step to write down your thoughts and experiences, then post… Continue Reading →