Monthly Archives: October 2016

Adventures in Teaching

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This past week, I traveled up to a small town called Samrong in Oder Meanchey Province, near the Thai border. To be honest, I was a bit nervous. I’ve been to remote places before to teach, and I really didn’t …

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Cambodian Monsoon

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For the first few years of my coming to Cambodia, I came during the dry season. I remember one talk I was giving at the International School in Phnom Penh when, after the students had finished with their questions, the …

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Back East

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I’m now back in Cambodia for a busy couple of weeks splitting my time between Writing Through and Anjali House. I can tell you that it’s a much longer trip to SE Asia from New York than it is from …

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Does Spelling Count?

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Isn’t that the question that every student asks? Well now for me it really does seem to matter in  a new way. Over the past quarter century I adopted the British way of spelling in most of my writing, and as someone …

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