In the intro to his blog, The Digital Awakening, Peter Tan writes:
I am a Roman Catholic Malaysian Chinese, born and bred in Penang, late-thirties, suffered spinal cord injury at eighteen, paralysed from chest down and afflicted with chronic kidney failure. This blog chronicles my life, thoughts and opinions.
Chatting on the Global Voices IRC today, Peter said he has been blogging for roughly 2 years. It has changed his life: “In the past 6 years… i hv made more friends online thn in real life,” he wrote. He says he doesn't know his readership, “maybe 20″ he jokes. But that's not the point. “I blog for myself… writing is an escape for me.”
Welcome Peter! We hope the Global Voices community can help more people find you, and to take inspiration from what you have to say.