Archive for the 'more stuff' Category

On social media this last week, this story has been HUGE: Meet the Incredible Cambodia Boy Who Can Speak Over 10 Languages https://nextshark.com/cambodian-boy-multiple-languages/ "Temple kid speaks many languages! But he's POOR." This young talented boy deserves a better life. @TheEllenShow hope you reached out.

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Why I carry a camera phone: I was on a motodop (motorcycle taxi) and once I spotted this crazy ad: "Follow that tuk-tuk!" And we chased it down this beverage advertisement. Cambodia: truly a movable feast. Now I must find and document who is selling this crazy product.

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One Man and a Baby

A dear friend who I met in my very first Khmer class has had a sudden loss. His 'Khmer Mom' was diagnosed with incurable cancer.  She chose to forgo chemotherapy and pass away peaceably. And a barang (foreign) child protection expert has suddenly found he's the legal, local guardian of a 5 ...

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Lyrics & Locale

Lots of people are wearing English language t-shirts in Cambodia with no idea of the source. After spotting this one I suggested to the young fella pictured, "Google your shirt." http://www.lyricsdepot.com/the-smiths/ask.html http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ask_%28song%29 http://www.last.fm/music/The+Smiths/_/Ask  

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A brief response to the frequent assertion that there isn’t much choice in places to go, things to do or people to meet in Phnom Penh. I began blogging about things Cambodian in 2002, initially from Siem Reap. I wrote about nearly everything that took my interest because if I didn’t ...

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