Moving to Cambodia

Cambodia, The Kingdom of Wonder, stirred up a lot of wonder from friends when Marissa Carruthers announced she was moving there three weeks ago. Now she explains to K440 how she ended up living in this land of opportunity. You’d be forgiven for thinking I was moving to a remote…

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Road Rage Hun Kicks Coot’s Old Camry

Kampot Province – An elderly Cambodian man driving a Camry Paong គូទប៉ោង (Khmer name, based on design, for older model Camrys circa 1990) has accused a foreign national of riding up to his car on his moto and kicking it in a rage after he (the elderly Cambodian) had honked…

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My Tuol Tumpoung Fish Crawl

For a lover of fish life is good here in Cambodia where you really don’t have to go far for a good fish supper (or fish breakfast…fish lunch….fish snack ….fish cheese). Fish are literally everywhere. Even the walls in the classroom where I teach have fish posters on them and…

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Cambodia Movie Reviews: Dogora

Dogora is being shown at Meta House in Phnom Penh at 8pm on Tuesday 6th November. Sometimes living and working here in Cambodia with the daily stresses, struggles and inconveniences that are part of our everyday lives, we are in danger of forgetting just how magical and special our chosen…

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April is the cruelest month…..

APRIL is the cruelest month, breeding Lilacs out of the dead land, mixing Memory and desire, stirring Dull roots with spring rain. — T.S. Eliot, The Waste Land They said it would be hot. April, that is. March was hot, they said. But April was hotter. That’s what they said….

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