It is a staggering statistic, but true nonetheless: Cambodians are more likely...– very true words, by Guy De Laney, BBC. (via boredwithrice) If you’ve heard about the supposed mystery illness sweeping Cambodia, check out Guy’s whole article here: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-18813921 Nice case study on media distortion and hype.
For the past week or so, I’ve been getting very vivid, short flashes of weird memories I haven’t thought about for years, or ever. I know, I’m sure it’s a symptom of a brain tumor or something, but my hypochondriacism isn’t actually the subject of this post. I was just sitting here indulging in some Cougar Town before Hugo gets home, and the scene from a dinner a...
Just spent a wonderful long weekend eating fresh seafood, tropical fruit, and swimming in the perfect sea waters off Otres Beach, in Kampong Som, Cambodia. We are now debating how late a bus to take back to Phnom Penh, and I’m really resisting the idea of returning at all. After nearly two months of work without even a weekend off, I could easily deal with another week of lounging on the...