Brief Encounters with Real Life by Jon Van Loon
Approx. 71,160 words.
Published on May 7, 2013.
Like most 0.9 billion citizens in developed countries I felt I was living the “Real Life”. A variety of instances detailed herein proved that this was not so. As an environmental scientist at the University of Toronto and a consultant living and working worldwide it became evident that the “Real Life” belongs to our 6 billion co-inhabitants elsewhere. Here are brief amusing and emotive glimpses.