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  • Angkor Wat February 14, 2018 Posted in: Poetry - Out of the morning mist the great wat rose, And from the East looked out on everyone. Reflecting on the lake in calm repose, Secrets learned from ancients long since gone. She beckoned me to enter, As the night turned into day. Through the gate into the centre, Where lay jewels of yesterday. I stood […]
  • Bombing Laos – Will America ever apologise? December 13, 2017 Posted in: Human Rights, Travel - My previous post about Cambodia and the looming danger there prompted me to take a look at its neighbour Laos. It is 50 years since America committed a heinous war crime by illegally bombing Laos. The so-called ‘Secret War’ has not been a secret for decades. The unexploded bomb clean up is still going on while innocent civilians […]
  • Where is Cambodia heading? November 29, 2017 Posted in: Human Rights, Travel - Cambodia – My first and last visit to Angkor? By ruling, this month, to disband the CNRP (Cambodia National Rescue Party) Cambodia’s Supreme Court has, in effect, removed any opposition to the ruling Cambodian People’s Party. As a result, Cambodia’s future for peace and democracy looks bleak once more. The decision makes me wonder if […]
  • FREE – 15 WEEKS – e-book Now available November 26, 2017 Posted in: 15 WEEKS - Thailand Diaries, Driving Thailand - Thailand Diaries (2), Thailand in Perspective - Thailand Diaries - Serialisation of Volume 1 of Thailand Diaries – 15 WEEKS on jamoroki was complete, after four months, following the posting of the final and 33rd episode. If you have been reading the posts I hope you enjoyed them. If you haven’t managed to read them or you have only read a few episodes the good news […]
  • RELATIONSHIP MARKETING – WHAT IS IT? November 19, 2017 Posted in: Book marketing - RELATIONSHIP MARKETING In his book, Book Marketing is Dead, Derek Murphy tells us all about what Relationship Marketing is. The book is a gem and it’s currently free. Derek encapsulates his philosophy when quoting D’vorah Lansky, from Book Marketing Made Easy. “Demonstrate that you care about people first and making money second, and your business […]
  • How to build a tropical garden in Thailand for only $400 November 12, 2017 Posted in: Environment & Nature, Thailand - Before I begin let me say that this is not a tropical garden tutorial, otherwise I would have had to post in episodes which I didn’t want to do. If there are any aspects you would like more detail on please comment and I will do my best to explain. Preparation I started with a […]
  • Self-publishing – is the traditional way under threat? November 3, 2017 Posted in: Book publishing - The article below is written by Roz Morris – Nail Your Novel. It should give authors who may be considered rough diamonds all the encouragement they need to pursue a career in self-publishing. The real schedule of a self-published book A report of the Frankfurt Book Fair in The Hot Sheet caught my eye this week, […]
  • Jodi Arias – Where does she stand 10 years on? October 26, 2017 Posted in: Human Rights - This post is a comment on the information published by abc NEWS regarding the impending appeal of the convicted Jodi Arias.
  • A Koh Samui trip may turn out to be your best ever island holiday. September 18, 2017 Posted in: Thailand - Koh Samui trip Sarah Marshall is the content writer for Horizon Homes, a property and relocation company based in Koh Samui, Thailand.  She has kindly written this guest post about a Koh Samui trip I am sure some of jamoroki’s readers may enjoy. When she is not busy at work, she can be seen travelling […]
  • What is the truth behind the continuing persecution of the Rohingya? September 13, 2017 Posted in: Human Rights - Latest Rohingya crises update from AVAAZ "Very few had heard of Rwanda until 800,000 people were dead. And right now in Burma, the Rohingya people are being massacred --they’re even beheading tiny children. Shockingly, the army behind the killing is supported by countries like Britain, Germany and Italy" Embed from Getty Images An eye for […]