Saturday, June 30, 2012

Cambodia finds

My flat is vacated.  My bags are packed, more or less.  I have way too many silk fabric finds (above), and there's no more time for dress-making. For now. 

Indonesia, India, and summer beckon. 

Technically, it isn't time for the move to Bangkok.  It's time for adventure and travel, a little respite.  But practically speaking, this is the beginning of the end of my years living in Cambodia.  Tears have been shed.  

I think back to my move over two years ago. I was so frightened, so excited, so open to everything.  It boggles my mind that these years have passed so quickly and here I am, many more things accumulated, many more experiences shared, and with a person who did not exist in my life before Cambodia, but without whom I could not imagine making this move or any other.  I suppose that's life.

This move feels quite different.   I feel quite different.

Unrelated, today I like this quote:

“And then the dreams break into a million tiny pieces. The dream dies. Which leaves you with a choice: you can settle for reality, or you can go off, like a fool, and dream another dream.”

–Nora Ephron.

And I am off.


  1. Two years went by so quickly- I remember discovering your blog around the time of your move. Hope you have an amazing vacation!

  2. Thanks, Tee! From the looks of your blog, it seems that your summer was off to a great start in Japan!

  3. Sounds like you're off to more adventures and a new chapter - and that's always exciting. Can't wait to see what's next for you!

  4. Good luck on your adventures! Just read a few pages of blogposts from you and it seems the future holds lots of excitement. Can't wait to keep reading! x


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