Monthly Archives: October 2015

Back in Siem Reap!

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I have had a great first week back in Siem Reap, switching back and forth between my work with Writing Through and my work at Anjali House. For Writing Through, this week has been about seeing old friends, making new …

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Haze inside and out

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Ah, jet lag….. Traveling to SE Asia from London doesn’t get any easier. I sleep in deep, melatonin-induced bouts of slumber, only to wake up rarin’ to go every four hours or so. That is, my brain wakes up rarin’ …

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Why the Novel?

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It seems at least once a year somebody is railing about the death of the novel. I’ve thrown my hands up in despair about it so many times that I won’t bother to show you the links. But there’s a …

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John Burgess: Temple in the Clouds. Fiction vs Non-Fiction

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John Burgess, former foreign correspondent for the Washington Post, has written a fascinating and compelling history of the temple known as Preah Vihear, which lies on the border of Cambodia and Thailand. Ownership of this important site has been disputed …

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A Workshop Among the Ruins

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it’s always a pleasure to turn my blog over to someone who has recently returned from facilitating a Writing Through workshop. There are no better ambassadors for the work that we do than the talented and brave people who go …

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