All things Khmer

Signs, signs: Pull

Signs, signs: Pull

As promised, here is the “Pull” sign that’s supposed to go with last week’s “Push” sign. Click the underlined texts to see the previous week’s entry. See you next week. Tweet

Photo Hunt: Glass

Photo Hunt: Glass

My entry might be a bit different from what other participants have this week. This “glass” represents the darkest moments in Cambodian history. The photo below shows the glass panels of the memorial stupa inside the Choueng Ek Genocide Centre. It contains thousands of human […]

Photo Hunt #082: Withered

Photo Hunt #082: Withered

Sorry about being absent in Photo Hunt for a few weeks. I was on holiday mode way before the Khmer New Year. Now that I’m back (again), I’m going to make up (again) for my absence. The theme for this week is “withered”. So, here […]

Wordless Wednesday: How many people can a moto carry?

Wordless Wednesday: How many people can a moto carry?

I’m returning to Wordless Wednesday after a long time… and here’s my comeback entry: Tweet

Suosdei Chhnam Thmey!

Suosdei Chhnam Thmey!

Here we are again celebrating the Khmer New Year. With three celebrations for a good year – the International New Year, Chinese New Year, and now the Khmer New Year – it should come alright! This year, the New Year started last Sunday, at past […]

Of spaces, illusions and colours

Of spaces, illusions and colours

I think it was in the last days of November or early December when I noticed that the long stretch of pristine white wall of the French Embassy along Monivong Boulevard (just before the roundabout leading to the Japanese bridge) was no more. The embassy’s […]

Funny lawn signs and more

Funny lawn signs and more

Hey there. I’m back.I was very busy running errands these days that I’ve lost track of time. Oh, dear me, when you are utterly busy you don’t actually have the time to be conscious about time itself. I know it sounds cliché but what can […]

Photo Hunt 078: Hands

Photo Hunt 078: Hands

Storm Gaemi has landed in Phnom Penh today and it’s been raining non-stop. We are bracing for more rains over the weekend. I hope the it doesn’t rain too much, otherwise, some parts of the city will be under water again. So, when the weather’s […]

Photo Hunt 077: Escape

Photo Hunt 077: Escape

Today, at the Barcamp Phnom Penh, I spent the whole day wearing my geek hat. It’s a big gathering of Internet and technology geeks from near and far at the University of Puthisastra. I think it is also a collective excuse to wear our geek […]