Tag Archives: Cambodia

February 02

2016 In Retrospect (PART 2 – Siem Reap and Battambang)

I know it’s getting a bit late for 2016 retrospective posts, but I’ve been busy. Well, not really, but anyway… The second half of my trip let me tick one thing of the bucket list: see Angkor. And I figured if I’m gonna see Angkor, why not REALLY see it? So I contacted the APSARA […]

January 12

2016 in Retrospect (Part 1 – Phnom Penh: Street Art, Sex Workers and Spiders)

I know I’ve been quite inactive online over the last year or so.  It’s been a crazy year! A large chunk of it involved me in hospital learning to walk again after an intense medical incident.  I won’t bore you with the full details, but basically I was hit by an illness called Guillain-Barre Syndrome. […]

July 18

Saving Angkor

A golden sun rises over the ancient splendour of Angkor. Before the trickle of tourists through the gates grows to a torrent, a small team of workers assembles in the warm morning air. Silicone gloves snap on, plastic clips on a plastic tacklebox are unclipped. Out of the box one by one, an eclectic collection […]

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Operation Unchain – release for the mentally ill in Cambodia

Battambang – a city in the north-western corner of Cambodia – swelters under an unrelenting sun. The dry season air tastes of dust and there seems to be no escape from the heat. Behind one of the suburban homes, a solitary figure sits on a bare bamboo bed in a shelter that consists of four […]

April 18

Cambodia’s Superhero Rats

As the first rays of the sun reach across the fields outside Siem Reap in the north of Cambodia, a highly trained team prepares for another day of life-saving work. Every day, they apply their intensive training and unique skills to detect landmines that have remained hidden just below the surface of fields and roads […]

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New Galleries!

I know I’ve been a little inactive here for a while, but it’s time I broke my silence to share with y’all what I’ve been up to. I’ve been working in Cambodia with some government and non-government organisations. With a range of topics from mental health and sex workers’ human rights to street art and […]