Category: World School

View from cell at S-21, Phnom Penh.

S-21: Genocide for Beginners

“Kneel down, mum,” Z says. “Close your eyes.” He fumbles with my hair. We are in the courtyard of Tuol Sleng prison, Phnom Penh, Cambodia,...

Tree, Not Try

Tree, Not Try

Tree knows the Bokor National Park better than most. After all, he lived in the forest for two years. “My life was not a good...

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...