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Frustrations of the non-famous writer

Very definitely not mine but it gave me a (semi) bitter laugh.



The Weekly Word: Kells Hay Festival

Welcome back to another edition of The Weekly Word! This week wasn’t the most exciting week. The only day that I feel worthy of note is Saturday, when I went to the Kells Hay Festival. 532 more words


Rice Planting Season

I met this lady as she was collecting water for her field on the outskirts of Siem Reap. She kindly allowed me to photograph her as she prepared her field for the rice planting season.


23 year old Djin lost one of his legs in a traffic accident when a car drove into him. Despite his unjust misfortune, his high spirits are contagious for all at the rehabilitation centre where he is recovering. 32 more words


Chantan, 34, has worked in the garment factories on the outskirts of Phnom Penh for 12 years. Working six days a week, and with as much overtime as possible, she rarely gets to see her two children who stay with relatives in the province that she works so hard to provide for. 108 more words

Did USAID/OIG Retaliates Against an Auditor Alleging $120 Million Waste?

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The Foreign Service Grievance Board (FSGB) wants to know.

In December, it granted the unnamed auditor’s (the charged employee) Motion for Additional Discovery. 845 more words

U.S. Missions

Review - Prog 1979 (2000AD)

Publisher: Rebellion
Writers/Artists: Judge Dredd: The Lion’s Den – Michael Carroll and PJ Holden
Survival Geeks: Lord Of The Ringers – Gordon Rennie, Emma Beeby and Neil Googe… 907 more words