I am in Khon Kaen in the North East of Thailand and it is hot and dusty here. This is the dry season in the North East and the countryside is looking very burnt and dead. It is not a pretty place and it is very poor and very crowded. It is geographically flat and… Continue reading Thailand
The river of myths
I discovered this clip yesterday. It's a very clever and visual illustration of the incredible progress made by "developing" countries in saving the lives of children. It's delivered by Hans Gosling - Swedish medical doctor, academic, statistician and cofounder of Gapminder. There are more world trends presented in a similarly compelling way at Gapminder.