Indecent Proposal

I’d arrived ten minutes late and perspiring – sweat trickling down the sides of my face on a baking hot Saturday morning at one of those chi-chi, overpriced Phnom Penh café/bars that have been appearing over the last few years. And so having found a comfortable berth on a cushioned…

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The Suitable Candidates

How does one choose one’s good girl? Despite my many recent failures, I keep coming back to this question. Partly, it is prompted by one fetching young peach whom I?ve always hesitated to ask out. There?ve been opportunities – but I’ve always stopped just short and left it at playful…

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The Labyrinth of the Girls

After stonewalling the 440 Board of Directors for months, alcoholic, womaniser, and 440 columnist Mac Hathaway has returned to his role as guide to the labyrinthine complexity of hostess bars. This sudden turn of events occurred two weeks ago, when a horny little rabbit-like creature, who as a child must…

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Living With Your Khmer Girlfriend

Or, when East meets West in the domicile. So there you are, an ex-pat boy, you have been here a while and you are either; a) not interested in, or, b) bored of, the girl scene here. However, you are not quite committed enough for a long-term, permanent, relationship with…

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Jake’s Grey Girl Story

The first few times that I met Jake, I thought that he had just arrived in Cambodia. He seemed to be constantly surprised and perplexed by everything, he would often ask me the most simple [not to mention odd] of questions – so, where can I buy a mango here…

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