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Why not live in England (anymore) ?

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Thrill seekers, Tourists, Ex-pats, Ex-patriots; those of us who live in Cambodia do so for a wide variety of reasons. Sometimes we even know what those reasons are. However, there seems to be some surprise at the results of a…

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Fixed Penalty Fines:The answer for Khmer Law Enforcement ?

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Firstly let me deal with the phrase “Khmer Law Enforcement? I am well aware of the fact that this is an oxymoron, so let us pass over that one without flaming, heckling, scoffing or general name calling. The Khmer police…

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Tax Holidays – not quite the definition I was led to understand

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Some people are happy to pay their own way in life. Some other people are unashamed freeloaders who will take anything going, regardless of need or financial circumstance. Say ”Good morning,” to those NGO employees with 4×4 Toyota Land Cruisers….

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Cambodia; Shoes, Thieves and Explosive Diarrhoea: Part 2

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The Thieves Market So we arrive at a crossroads of two rough dirt tracks, a couple of blocks South of Psar Orasey. The houses have small wooden market stalls outside, the street corners have low wooden tables laid out, old…

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Cambodia; Shoes, Thieves and Explosive Diarrhoea: Part 1

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The beginning So it is a pleasant Saturday morning. I am having a lie in, recuperating from the late Friday evening. For once, the source of my Saturday laziness was not my Friday night intemperance, but was rather due to…

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Chuggers and Khmers Driving Mink Lined Range Rovers

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I am sure that not many of you will be surprised to learn that many things irritate me. Motodop’s who ask you if you want a moto while you are sat on your own moto in front of them, vegetarians…

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Binge Drinking, Bank Holidays and Women?s Sports

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I do not understand politicians, civil servants or NGO employees. The Government here does not have restrictive licensing laws such as you find back in the UK and the US, in fact, it has a complete lack of any licensing…

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Living With Your Khmer Girlfriend

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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…

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Water Snake and Crocodile Dinners

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It is not just fish that comes from the Tonle Sap Great Lake With the reported decline in fish harvests from the Tonle Sap Great Lake there has been an increased demand for alternative and inexpensive food sources for people;…

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Jake’s Grey Girl Story

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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…

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