Category Archives: Cambodia

One woman’s courage in the line of fire in Cambodia

Phnom Penh Noir, an anthology of short crime fiction, was one of my favourite reads of 2012, and ‘Dark Truths’ by Bopha Porn was one of my favourite stories. I was amazed to read this brave young writer’s real story in … Continue reading

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Thinking of Cambodia

My thoughts are with the people of Cambodia in the wake of the tragic accident last night at the Water Festival, or Bon Om Touk. Latest reports suggest nearly 400 people perished in a stampede on the newly opened Rainbow Bridge … Continue reading

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My weekend of crime and Dengue Fever

I’d planned to devote a post to the fabulous panel From the Sydney of the past to the Thailand of today I shared with Sulari Gentill and PM (aka Pamela Mary) Newton for the Sisters in Crime last Friday night. But … Continue reading

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Author talk in Phnom Penh

It’s been a while between posts. I put it down to consultancy work that took me to six different countries in the last six weeks of 2008 and the first two weeks in 2009, followed by a holiday (punctuated with … Continue reading

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If you’re wondering where I am…

I’m on sabbatical for six months with my partner and daughter, based in Phnom Penh in Cambodia. On the way here, we stopped over in Pattaya on Thailand’s central coast where my next book is set, and spent a day … Continue reading

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New Year’s Eve / New Year’s Day

New Year’s Eve 2005, it was 42 degrees and we brought Natasha home from hospital. Andrew took a photo just before we walked in the front door: Natasha has her eyes closed against the harsh sunlight and I have that … Continue reading

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Politics of pictures

My friend Helen Morgan spotted my small piece on a memorable holiday in the Sunday Herald Sun sunday magazine last weekend. I was amused to find the article listed in the index as ‘Great Escapes: What’s your ideal holiday destination? … Continue reading

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