Chatting with Jimmy from his village school in Siem Reap, Cambodia

Chatting with Jimmy from his village school in Siem Reap, Cambodia

  In my previous blog post I spoke about Jimmy Chan Sarath and the incredible work he does at the English school for children (Jimmy’s Village School) that he founded and runs in Siem Reap, Cambodia. I also mentioned that because of Jimmy’s incredibly busy life and schedule we hadn’t had the opportunity to sit and… Read More

Jimmy’s Village School; Siem Reap, Cambodia

Jimmy’s Village School; Siem Reap, Cambodia

  ‘There is no greater joy nor greater reward than to make a fundamental difference in someone’s life’. Mary Rose McGeady       Jimmy from Jimmy’s school in Siem Reap, Cambodia is doing just this, making a huge difference to hundreds of Cambodian childrens’ lives and doing it every day of the week. One… Read More

Addresses in lantern lit Luang Prabang

Addresses in lantern lit Luang Prabang

I am sure you all know by now how much I love the town of Luang Prabang (in Northern Laos), its people, its heritage and its uniqueness.  I hope sincerely that this gorgeous place can retain its authenticity as the years pass and it finds itself welcoming more and more tourists. The UNESCO World Heritage… Read More

The old and the new Buddha

The old and the new Buddha

A monk sculpts a cement Statue of Buddha   I’m in Luang Prabang and while the sun is at its strongest and hottest I thought I would stay in the cool and blog a post.   It’s only a few months since my last visit to Laos and I am once again enjoying the warmth… Read More

Was Buddha a God?

Was Buddha a God?

  Novice Sichanh   I found this question on an internet site devoted to Buddhism, and I have to admit to having not known  the answer… that, in fact, he was not (and is not).   This piqued my interest immediately.  How many people over the course of history have died (and continue to die)… Read More

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