Author: Stuart Jay Raj

Stuart Jay Raj – 101 East ‘The People Smugglers’ on Al Jazeera

Meeting with the Smugglers and the Smugglees – All are Victims (Watch the full documentary below) For those people who have been following my most recent often sporadic posts, you would know that language has taken me into the world of People Smugglers, particularly in Indonesia. I have just spent the past month or so […]

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Learn a Language – Change the World Part 2 – No Money No Funny

Who Wants to Be A Refugee? In Part One ‘Unchartered Waters’, I gave an overview of how language had taken me to many weird and wonderful places.  There are many programmes and groups out there fighting to help and defend the rights of refugees. My views have changed a lot since working on these people […]

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Learn a Language – Change the World. Part 1 – Unchartered Waters

What Would YOU Do? What would you do if you landed in a foreign country and realized that you had left your ATM / Credit card back home and only had a few dollars cash on you? What would you do if your only choice was to stay in the jungle overnight without any food, […]

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“Sawatdee, Nice to see you – Gee you’re FAT!” – Leveraging Culture to Fight Obesity

Too Fat to Flip On the 1st of September 2011, I touched down back home in Thailand to run a training workshop with one of my clients. The workshop was at Phuket’s Club Med resort, and part of the training involved all the participants having to climb up onto a trapeze high off of the […]

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The Language of People Smuggling II

My apologies to those who had gone to the previous link sent out for ‘The Language of People Smuggling‘ and weren’t able to read the article. Due to legal reasons, I was required to pull the story until the case was over. An historical decision was made in Queensland today in regard to one of […]

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The Language of People Smuggling

My apologies to those who have arrived at this link for my article ‘The Language of People Smuggling‘ and weren’t able to read the article. Due to legal reasons, I was required to pull the story until the case was over. The case is now over, and you can read the full updated article here: http://stujay.com/2011/11/21/the-language-of-people-smuggling-ii/ […]

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Amazon’s Kindle versus Apple’s iPad – What’s best for Language Learning?

I Love my Books and They Love Me It all started with an email from a fellow linguaphile in Bangkok back in 2009  – “Jay, you have to get an Amazon Kindle e-Book reader.  For someone who loves reading and learning languages, you’re going to love it!” I appreciated the notion, but over the past […]

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This blog is officially revived! My apologies to those subscribers that have been waiting anxiously for the elusive ‘next’ post.  When I posted my last post on the preparation that I was doing for a project in Indonesia, little did I know what was waiting for me down the pipeline. The past six months have […]

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