A year on the road exposed us to many delicious dishes in Asia. My own delicious dish, Kristen, has somehow miraculously managed to stay slim and gorgeous while I have taken on a barrel like shape and are preparing myself for several bouts of serious dieting once we get back to Sydney, Here are some […]Read More Food Glorious Food
Take a bow world. People, pat yourselves on the back. Goodness and decency flourish. Kindness, laughter and generosity of spirit rule. Like Blanche Dubois we are constantly amazed, warmed, delighted and thankful for the generosity and warmth we’ve encountered from total strangers on our travels. Here are some of the stars of our show, people […]Read More The Kindness of Strangers
Sadly leaving Phnom Penh today on our way to the now familiar Giant Ibis bus depot, our tuk tuk drove us past these vivacious gals, who once a year put on their glad rags and collect alms for the needy. Those donating obtain blessings and good fortune for themselves and their family (just so all […]Read More Cambodian Festival of the Big-Booby Giants
The monks glow like embers in the streets of Phnom Penh. We ambled north along the Mekong as it rushed and eddied south, and saw the inevitable companion buildings to any port or harbour town, cafes, tourist dives, girly bars with names like “I get you and you get me”, (what it is, exactly, that […]Read More Phnom Penh 2
Of cloudy Angkor sunrises and Phnom Penh pensées. Climbing the heights to the Artist’s studio at Phnom Penh has left our blogs a little out of kilter (and our pegs also). So, gentle and long suffering readers, back to Siem Reap we drag you, kicking and screaming. We rose on our penultimate morning in Siem […]Read More Wok around the clock.
Street 109 Phnom Penh, our home away from home. Why don’t you join us and come up from the street to our loft ? Our welcoming street entrance… The electrical system – mind boggling in complexity. This knowing cat stops halfway, aware of the heights yet to climb. We step […]Read More The Thirty Nine hundred Steps
Dear All, We are are having fun co-writing these blogeroos for youse. K is carving out most of the prose, gag writing and lovely Kodak moments while I put in my tuppence worth now and then but mostly sit grumbling and nodding. We polish each other’s stones (so to speak) and pan through each other’s […]Read More Once upon a time in Phnom Penh …