Vicky Bowman, the diplomat who caught the Burma bug (Mizzima)
03 Apr 17

As a British diplomat fresh in the country in 1990, Vicky Bowman dove enthusiastically into Burmese culture, mastering the language and making friends among the dissidents that operated, surreptitiously, in Yangon’s arts and literary scene—at a time when encounters with foreigners could earn locals heavy police harassment. Read the full article