Monthly Archives: November 2014

More than just temples

Mention Siem Reap and most people will think first of Angkor Wat, the 12th Century sandstone temple.  Then they think of Cambodia and its killing fields. With expectations slung like a hammock between two polar opposites we had no idea … Continue reading

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Cooking with two Sues

I was getting withdrawal symptoms. I hadn’t been to Lazat cooking school for six whole weeks when until September I’d never managed more than a month without a return trip to the Malay house in Penchala Hills. I had the … Continue reading

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A life on the ocean (micro)wave

I’d never really fancied sailing. For one thing, I don’t travel well. The back seat of a car is a no-no for me and I’m incapable of reading a map in the front. Put me in a boat and I … Continue reading

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Alien in Phuket

This week I have the very good fortune to attend my second annual Phuket Writers’ Paradise Retreat, led by my friend and author, Anne O’Connell. As soon as I heard the topic for today’s class I was excited – to … Continue reading

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