I spent 1984-85 at Sophia U. in Tokyo. After graduating from Brown U. in USA in '86, I was a writer, scholar, and English teacher at Japanese schools & colleges 1987-2007. I studied Early Childhood Education at U. Auckland, NZ in '07, and I've lived in Thailand and India 2008-20.
I've been teaching English conversation & writing to Indian & Tibetan children & students and Tibetan monks.
Trekked around Mt. Kailash in Tibet for 2nd & 3rd time (first time was in 2002)