A forest saved? – Cambodia’s Phnom Tamao Protected Forest escapes logging but faces an uncertain future, in Eco-Business

A protected nature reserve was spared complete destruction when Cambodia’s prime minister stepped in after a public outcry. Replanting has begun to restore the forest – but with saplings that could be for a timber plantation. On 1 August, 2022, excavators began tearing down parts of the Phnom Tamao Protected Forest, an area of 2,300 hectares […]

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Short story ‘Bag Time at the Blue Parrot’ in new anthology ‘Face Masks and Hand Gels: A Year of Living Covidly’

My short story Bag Times at the Blue Parrot is soon to be published in a new anthology published by Howl in Cambodia. Face Masks and Hand Gels: A Year of Living Covidly is the first book by the literary organization. Howl’s founder, Wayne McCallum says, “The book features poems and prose from the Lockdown […]

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The Cambodian Book of the Dead reviewed at The Book Delight

The first Detective Maier novel, The Cambodian Book of the Dead, published by Crime Wave Press, has received another great review, from The Book Delight. Thanks a million. The Characters: The novel is filled with a cast of characters that leap from the pages. Maier, the main character is well drawn, believable, and earns the reader’s sympathy […]

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