Archive for April, 2004


Australia, Cambodia In 1996 and 1997 I taught English at Cambodian Association of Victoria. I remember it as a pleasant place to work, with some dedicated staff. At the time Jeff Kennett was in power, Pauline Hanson was condemning immigrants, and Springvale, Victoria was touted as 'Heroin City' by the Herald-Sun. ...

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Bees @ Angkor

Bees @ Angkor Angkor Wat is so big, it's got it's own internal environment. And if insects want to nest there, it's none of your beeswax.

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Bombing Laos and Cambodia

Bombing Laos and Cambodia... San Francisco Chronicle Monday, April 5, 2004 Page B - 7 A Vietnam-era lesson in telling the truth by Pete McCloskey [Pete McCloskey was a Republican congressman representing the Peninsula from 1967 to 1982. He lost to Pete Wilson in the U.S. Senate primary in 1982 and ...

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Hot season: flames everywhere

Hot season: flames everywhere Took a few minutes at lunchtime to see the remnants of the 'Flames of Peace' ceremony, where they burn AK-47s in a big heap. The project aims to reduce the tremendous number of firearms floating around in this 'post-conflict country'. A steaming hot day - on the ...

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