Spin the Globe with Justin Butner

A world citizen may provide value to society by using knowledge acquired across cultural contexts.

Devastation in Real Time

I wrote the majority of this immediately after the 2016 US election. The emotions in it are those of someone still in the throes of processing what had just happened. … Continue reading

January 12, 2017 · Leave a comment

A Wedding in Luang Namtha

The wedding party was a small one. Only about 500 people in total. This, after all, was only the party they were throwing out of tradition. The bride and groom … Continue reading

November 18, 2016 · Leave a comment

Lao Time

The concept of Lao Time might not be automatically familiar, but the concept of Island Time or Tropics Time probably is. The version in Australia, Northern Territory (NT) Time sums … Continue reading

October 6, 2016 · Leave a comment

The Reasons I Stay

For all the negatives that I’ve pointed out – from the long hours at work to the murder mansion – there is still something keeping me here. And it’s more … Continue reading

August 25, 2016 · 2 Comments

Welcome to the Mansion

“Yeah, that’s the mansion. That’s the rats nest where I hang my hat, yes.” Seth Sentry, Room For Rent The reason I don’t mind being at office 11 hours a day … Continue reading

August 13, 2016 · 1 Comment

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