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Love on the Road | A True Story

love on the road

It was nearly closing time and the shop floor was empty so I had decided to get the vacuum cleaner out early. It didn’t take long before she appeared, her little pig nose flaring. “Turn that off now, it’s not closing time yet, you’ll disturb the customers.” She shouted. I smiled at her sweetly and nodded my head as she turned on her heels. I continued vacuuming for at least another 5 minutes before turning it off. It didn’t take long for me to be called into her lair.

Yangon – The English Teacher on The Circular Train


To say that our train had air conditioning was a tremendous overstatement — it was merely a cool breeze, but the heat was still there. The seats were comfortable and we liked the fact that some of them were specifically reserved for monks, the same way as they are for senior citizens and pregnant ladies. There were always the curious looks of the other passengers, smiling at us, willing to bond even in the slightest way — some waved and some looked as if we were actors in a soap opera, waiting for us to do something special I guess.

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