Post Tagged with: "Headmaster’s Wager"

ON THE ROAD WITH ANN – Scenes from Saigon

ON THE ROAD WITH ANN –  Scenes from Saigon

This is the Chinatown of Saigon and the primary setting of  “The Headmaster’s Wager” by Vincent Lam, the book were ‘advised’ not to bring with us. We can picture the Percival Chen English Academy operating right here. These children are almost certainly ethnic Chinese and students in a private school […]

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ON THE ROAD WITH ANN – a post from Ann’s ‘elf’ back home

Hello friends.  We may have a few days of silence from Ann while the Travel Pursuits group drifts down the Mekong — not a lot of Internet along the way. So as we all wait for the next post, I thought I would share this clip that I stumbled across […]

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ON THE ROAD WITH ANN – Encountering censorship

ON THE ROAD WITH ANN – Encountering censorship

I leave for the airport in a couple hours, en route to Spain, for the Camino trip. I go directly from there to Vietnam. In selecting literature to discuss in Vietnam, I consulted a professor of Vietnamese literature who teaches in California. We soon discovered, from our tour operator in […]

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