Well I wasn’t expecting this..

I am going back to London, I resisted it for ages but when the Programme Director at work advised me to leave, I listened.

This whole COVID 19 situation has scuppered my plans which I am very disappointed about. I don’t think that I did half of what I wanted to here in PP but I met some amazing people, fellow volunteers and local Khmer people who are trying hard to improve the country.

Why am I leaving? Well, if I were to catch the virus, I would be on my own in a foreign country where I don’t know the language, don’t trust the government nor the health facilities.

I will share some of my observations during my 8 weeks here, it’s a great place even though it is noisy, busy, dusty, dirty and smelly in places!!

I am going to spend the rest of my day packing up my nice new studio flat into the extra case that I have to yet buy, and then reflect on things when I get back.

Watch this space!

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