A Different Alchemist: Himalayan Yarns of Nepali Shepherds

ब्लगमान्डू!: एसएलसी फेल, विहे पास Conversation with young shepherds in a rural Nepali village. Topics: education, aspirations, flirting with girls and the marriage to produce more children for grazing oxen and sheep! Unlike the shepherd in Paulo Coelho’s Alchemist, 18-year-old Padam Bahadur Rawal who has given up all hope of passing the School Leaving CertificateContinue reading “A Different Alchemist: Himalayan Yarns of Nepali Shepherds”

A Young Jumlee’s Dream of Teaching

It’s not unusual in this kind of terrain to run over big mountains for a small opportunity of a job. Dreams carry people anywhere. If one desire is not fulfilled, another emerges. By Dinesh Wagle Wagle Street Journal ब्लगमान्डू : तन्नेरी जुम्लीको पढाउने रहर Lal Bahadur Dangi in the same school in Chautha where heContinue reading “A Young Jumlee’s Dream of Teaching”