Tag Archives: Phnom Penh


Amazing Cambodia!

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The Amazing Cambodia exhibition is ready. We spent the morning sticking up old photographs with blue tac… well, it must have been some special Chinese blue tac because it was very sticky. You had to spent a minute trying to…

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Confessions of a CTN Choreographer

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I’m still not sure how it happened. I was looking for an apartment, and somehow that led to an e-mail, which led to an inquiry, the sending of a CV, a few missed calls, and then an interview. (By the…

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Comedy Club Cambodia at Pontoon: Tuesday 27th August

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The Comedy Club Cambodia bursts back onto the Phnom Penh scene with another outstanding night of stand up hilarity brought to you by Infinity Insurance and Bruntys Cider and in association with Monument Hotel, The Flicks Community Movie Houses and…

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Reflections of a Returning Expat

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There are a number of aspects of life in Phnom Penh that those living here may take for granted, but which are seen through new eyes once you have been away for a long time. Having recently moved back to…

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Regarding Escalators and Cambodia Expats: A Little Rejoinder for Gavinmac

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While in most respects Sovanna shopping mall seems to differ little from City mall or Soriya mall, there is at least one way that it does. Here, what I have in mind are the several occasions in which I encountered…

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Phnom Penh Punchliners #2 @ Equinox

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Locally mastered mirth returns to Equinox (No 3A, Street 278) on Tuesday July 23. Cambodia’s first open mic stand up comedy night, PP Punchliners, is back after its epic inaugural edition last month. Your good self and everyone else you…

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A Brief Guide to Moving into your Khmer Girlfriend’s Condo

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So, your girlfriend has been living with you for the past 6 months, ever since you seriously injured your knee in an unexpected and traumatic sleep walking accident. Aren’t they always unexpected and traumatic? Well, her condo is finally ready…

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Am I Wrong to Secretly Wish For A Chair Fight?

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I teach two grades – grade six and kindergarten one. Whilst the kindergarten class keep me on my toes with their brilliantly un-developed sense of acceptable behaviour, my sixth grade class sometimes leaves me feeling a little flat. It is…

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Sequins, Spangles and Sweaters: The Return of Glamazon

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Sequins, spangles and sweaters: The Return of Glamazon (or, Not Your Usual Thursday Night Out in Phnom Penh) It was a night of stilettos, glitter and feathers. There were men who looked like girls and girls who looked like men….

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All Out of (Cooking) Gas

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While popping a batch of popcorn for a lunchtime snack and with a dinner party at our home only hours away, I make the startling discovery that we were really, really low on propane. As in,almost completely out of gas….

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