Tag Archives: Khmer Rouge

Book Excerpt from Drip By Drip – The Cambodian Arrival

An excerpt from my thriller set in Cambodia, available from Amazon

The Royal Palace, Phnom Penh, Cambodia

Sunday Photo – Buddha Gate, Royal Palace, Cambodia

Christmas Day is just another day for the estimated 535 million Buddhists in the world. 97% of Cambodia’s 14 million population are devoted to the religion. Cambodia is the main location for my new book called Drip by Drip. It is a drama involving an average British couple who become embroiled with a ruthless underworld […]

Friday Photos – Cambodia’s Chilling Past

I visited cambodia in 2015 and what I witnessed both enthralled me and appalled me in equal measure. Of course I was completely wowed by the amazing Khmer architecture and beguiled by the incredibly friendly locals However, learning more detail about the cruel actions of the evil Khmer Rouge regime in the mid to late […]

The Royal Palace, Phnom Penh, Cambodia

My Top Ten Big Cities Outside Europe #3 – Phnom Penh, Cambodia

Phnom Penh – Population 1.5 million The Cambodian capital is a special place. Synonymous with the suffering of the Khmer Rouge genocide, but also rich in royal history with a stunning palace complex and fine temples. Phnom Penh sits astride the Mekong and Tonle Sap Rivers, both waterways providing the lifeblood of the city. I […]

Monday Morning Blues – My Fiction Writing Debut

Hi, an unusual Monday Morning Blues from me. I have spent the lockdown writing my first fictional book. Titled ‘Drip By Drip’, it is a drama set primarily in Cambodia with action also taking place in Vietnam, Thailand and England. I am currently editing the book and have drafted a possible ebook cover that you […]

Tuol Sleng, Phnom Penh, Cambodia The Rules

Cambodia – Never Forget

On the 7th January 1979, Phnom Penh was liberated by the Vietnamese, bringing to an end over three years of barbarism at the hands of the evil Pol Pot and his feared Khmer Rouge regime. 41 years on, we should never forget the atrocities. I visited in 2015 and here is my account of what […]

The Royal Palace, Phnom Penh, Cambodia

My Top Ten Big Cities Outside Europe #3 – Phnom Penh, Cambodia

Phnom Penh – Population 1.5 million The Cambodian capital is a special place. Synonymous with the suffering of the Khmer Rouge genocide, but also rich in royal history with a stunning palace complex and fine temples. Phnom Penh sits astride the Mekong and Tonle Sap Rivers, both waterways providing the lifeblood of the city. I […]

Tuol Sleng, Phnom Penh, Cambodia The Rules

A-Z April Challenge – Tuol Sleng Detention Centre, Phnom Penh

This is not my normal style of post, but a story that should be repeated a million times so all are aware of what horrors went on in Cambodia in the seventies……… In the same way that no visit to the wonderful city of Kraków should be unaccompanied by a sombre, thought-provoking side trip to […]