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Looking at Europe from Asia

Finally I have reached my destination and I am fully connected so that I can now go back to my blog after nearly two months of neglect. I am in Singapore, at the Asia Research Institute, National University of Singapore. My new office has a window which faces the Botanic Gardens, since Bukit Timah campus is actually within the garden itself. I have a nice view of nature and modernity from my 9th floor window. The UK and Europe are distant. Yet in this increasingly globalized world nothing is really as distant as it used to be. Continue reading