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A busier time than expected

Posted on October 12, 2015 at 10:55 AM

today was going to be our day off after a big Sunday. But Sunday ended up being not so big and Monday a little bigger I guess!


the main reason for that is a Cambodian Holiday called Pchum Ben - the festival of the dead. Yeah pretty gruesome sounding hey! But it's not like zombie celebration day, it's a different sort of spiritual danger really. It's about respecting relatives who have died before (all good so far) and offering sacrifices of different sorts to appease the spi...

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Blessed

Posted on October 10, 2015 at 10:30 AM

sometimes you work hard to press into Gods plans, but other times it's like the fish jumps into the boat. That's what happened to us today.


it was day 2 of tourist activity, or that's how it felt anyway. Xave and I had plans to go to Kid City in town, which is a 10 storey kids games building- kinda dream land for kids I think. But first we had breakfast and a swim at home base. Breakfast has been a tricky affair for both Xave and I, but mainly Xave. He is used to toast r cer...

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First impressions

Posted on October 9, 2015 at 9:55 AM

it is the end of Day 3, and through the wonders of technology I can fast track it to you (though this is my third rewrite so technology is not that amazing right now!)


day 1 was travel day, and the lesson was: don't arrive at midnight when traveling with kids. Ok will get that one straight next time!


day 2 was spent with Reny Chhin from Cambodia Care. What an amazing first day on task! Reny and her husband Koy are the sort of people who come to a town and a...

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