Simone Gerritsen

PADI Course Director, lerares, eigenares van twee resorts in Noord Sulawesi. Heeft dagelijks water nodig.

Simone Gerritsen

A musical interlude

Djuna was in town. That probably means nothing to you, but it meant a lot to me and to the students and teachers at the school. Djuna is my very talented granddaughter and sings in the Dutch National Choir. She stayed with me for 3 months and in addition to some traveling and some work as an intern, she brought ...

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Three days on the trail with the Boy Scouts

Do you ever think that today's youth are too dependent on all the luxuries around them? Although our students' lives are a lot simpler than those of their Western counterparts, the teachers in the school felt it necessary to test their self-reliance and independence by having all the students camp in the field behind the school. Setting up a simple tent, cooking, sleeping on the ground were the more difficult parts, but being together, making music and singing late into the night made up for everything.

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Building Self Confidence with Elfin Moningka

For the third time, an old friend, Elfin Moningkay, gave a workshop for the 1st and 2nd grade students of Senior high school. Self-confidence, public speaking, body posture were some of the topics covered. Definitely skills that will help them in the future.