Title: Vicky Dyer (Cambodia)

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URL: http://vickyincambodia.blogspot.com/

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No Playground Duty - 13/Mar/2013 05:43 - 3242 days ago
I can't believe it's been more than 2 years since I arrived in Cambodia. Time flies when you're having fun. My final two months ...
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January 2013 - 28/Jan/2013 08:20 - 3286 days ago
Christmas in Sisophon was fun, even though I worked every day. 2013 started with Karaoke party, a trip to the Country Love Garde...
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In Memory - 12/Dec/2012 15:54 - 3333 days ago
What a lovely day. My college Director invited all staff to share in a memorial for her mother who died 10 years ago. Families r...
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Sundays in Sisophon - 13/Nov/2012 14:03 - 3362 days ago
Sundays are very relaxing. I often go for a ride on my bicycle and there are always opportunities to see or do interesting thing...
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Something different - 09/Oct/2012 14:27 - 3397 days ago
A friend of mine has been teaching English at the prison for several years. Some of his students speak good English now. He came...
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English Teaching - 07/Oct/2012 13:45 - 3399 days ago
Although it's not part of my job, since I came to Cambodia I've been teaching English to trainees. It's part of their curriculum...
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Day Trip to Siem Reap - 26/Aug/2012 09:01 - 3441 days ago
It's the end of another college year and to celebrate we all went to Siem Reap. This year we were unable to go in large buses a...
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Just Photos - 10/Jul/2012 12:32 - 3488 days ago
I thought I'd share a few photos of life in and around Sisaphon. Remember to click on one to view full size.Sokha's moto runs on...
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Newly Qualified Teachers - 30/Jun/2012 15:37 - 3498 days ago
I've just returned from eating out with a group of trainers from the college. Such an invitation would have worried me a year ag...
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World Environment Day 2012 - 12/Jun/2012 14:17 - 3516 days ago
June 5thwas World Environment Day and the college had been given funding to hold an event to raise awareness of environmental is...
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Teaching Practice - 05/Jun/2012 13:44 - 3523 days ago
It's been a while since I wrote a blog. Not that there hasn't been anything to write about but just that I've had a lot on my mi...
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Visit to Malay - 25/Jan/2012 14:01 - 3655 days ago
This morning I was out of the house at dawn. It's rare for me to see my neighbours houses still locked up in the morning althoug...
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Happy New Year - 22/Jan/2012 09:11 - 3658 days ago
I've just spent an amazing couple ofhours celebrating Chinese New Year with a family I had never metbefore!I was feeling a bit l...
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Christmas in Cambodia - 24/Dec/2011 11:03 - 3687 days ago
Tree at Petrol Station in SisophonAlmost everyone in Cambodia is Buddhist so I wasn't sure what to expect of Christmas. There ar...
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Wedding - 10/Nov/2011 07:37 - 3731 days ago
The end of the rainy season marks the beginning of the wedding season here in Cambodia. Huge wedding tents are erected, blocking...
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Resource Making - 09/Nov/2011 12:41 - 3732 days ago
 One of my regular activities is to assist the tutor in charge of guiding trainees in the making of teaching resources. His...
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World Teacher's Day - 27/Oct/2011 15:32 - 3745 days ago
 An Apple for TeacherWhen I suggested to the college that we do something to celebrate World Teacher's Day, I was amazed a...
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Teacher Training - 26/Oct/2011 06:00 - 3746 days ago
Life for me is not all travelling, I do work too.One of the big problems in Cambodian schools is lack of teaching resources. Ano...
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The Rains Came Down... - 01/Oct/2011 14:31 - 3771 days ago
 For the Pchum Ben holiday, I took the opportunity to visit Mondulkiri Province in the East of Cambodia. It was beautiful -...
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Pchum Ben - 21/Sep/2011 11:33 - 3781 days ago
It's been a long time since I wrote a blog. I had a busy few weeks, started to compose, then became ill with dengue fever - an u...
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College Outing - 06/Jul/2011 10:49 - 3858 days ago
On Saturday, to celebrate their Graduation, trainees went on a day trip to Siem Reap, a tourist resort I was about to experien...
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Workshop - 29/Jun/2011 16:30 - 3865 days ago
I was asked to give a talk to 2nd yr students to prepare them for their teaching posts. Next question was 'half day or full day?...
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International Children's Day - 04/Jun/2011 05:35 - 3890 days ago
Several weeks ago, the deputy head of our practice school came to ask if I would do something for International Children's Day. ...
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Starting Work - 24/May/2011 11:47 - 3901 days ago
I arrived at the college to a sight very familiar from my time in Tanzania. Student teachers were in uniform, lined up in front ...
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Pleeung - khmer for rain - 27/Apr/2011 08:37 - 3928 days ago
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The Palace within - 26/Apr/2011 04:24 - 3929 days ago
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A Weekend to Remember - 12/Apr/2011 07:01 - 3943 days ago
To encourage us to practice our khmer, VSO organised for volunteers to spend a night in a village with Cambodian families. Armed...
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Out and About - 11/Apr/2011 12:43 - 3944 days ago
Floating homesWhilst still working hard to learn the language I am also exploring as much as I can. I've taken a boat trip to a ...
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Sisophon - 28/Mar/2011 07:55 - 3958 days ago
At the end of a long bus journey I have to admit that my first impression of Sisophon town was not good. It's hot, dusty and ver...
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Language Training - 17/Mar/2011 12:55 - 3969 days ago
Last Sunday our group of seven travelled to Kampong Cham for Khmer lessons. We are based in a hotel by the Mekong River. Most lo...
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First Impressions - 06/Mar/2011 23:10 - 3980 days ago
Cyclo - the way to travel!Welcome to my first blog from Cambodia. My first impression was  of crazy roads full of motorbike...
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One Week To Go - 24/Feb/2011 00:50 - 3990 days ago
So, after a few teething problems, such as a link to the Vermont Symphony Orchestra (VSO.org!), I've managed to set up my new bl...
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