Monthly Archive: January 2010

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Welcome to Cambodia!

There is something particularly unwelcoming about the phrase, “You give money now.” Particularly when spoken in a Khmer accent. The language isn’t tonal, so you...

First Day of School on Bang Bao pier

First Day of School . . .

Taking Z out of school for a year to travel proved less problematic than I’d thought. The headmaster and attendance officer basically said, “Where are...

Sunset at Treehouse, Long Beach, Koh Chang

Koh Chang

So… we spent our first few days of our big adventure at Treehouse on Long Beach, Koh Chang. More by luck than design, it’s virtually...

On Binbags and Plastic Crap

On Binbags and Plastic Crap

Just under 48 hours to go to takeoff, and I am ploughing through the leisurely accumulations of two lives. Endless bits of plastic to be...