Kampong Phluk – high and dry, for now

Today was the last day of our February holiday. Yes, as usual it’s taken me a while to get to the final post in a trip. Perhaps I just don’t want to let go of the idea of international travel. Who knows when we’ll be able to do that again.

Tour guide Sam, a friend of our son’s, met us at the hotel on his tuk tuk and we headed of towards the flooded village. Of course, being the dry season, we knew it wouldn’t actually be flooded but it was an opportunity to see something different.

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Why Women Kill – a review or an inspiration … you choose!

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Why Women Kill: A little dash of serious, a sprinkling of sad and a dressing of humourous combine to make a series worth binging. Comparing the lives of couples and families in the 60s, 80s and today and showing that some things evolve while others never change. Good fun and there are definitely some laugh-out-loud moments – both subtle and not so subtle – and a few surprises along the way, particularly towards the end.

Watch these women pull together the shreds of their “perfect” lives to weave new ones.

And why do they kill? They all have their reasons. Watch and see.


Review … Still Life: A Three Pines Mystery

It was only after I started watching Still Life – a made-for-TV movie – on Acorn that I realised I’d read the book. It must have been years ago because the synopsis didn’t ring any bells but the story certainly did once it started unfolding.

Even so, it was an enjoyable break on a mid-winter afternoon.

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The Angkor temples of Siem Reap

Our tour group had 3 temples on the agenda today. Some of us decided to go back to the hotel for a swim after the 2nd one.

There’s nothing to say about these magnificent ruins that hasn’t already been said, so I’ll let them speak for themselves.

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