Place and Placelessness

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As I have been finalising the book edit, I have increasingly been drawn to maps to help tell the story – both the Khmer Rouge history, and that of the school program. This has prompted me to go back to Edward Relph’s Place and Placelessness, a geography classic. I was introduced to his work by comments in James Tyner’s book, The …

Week Eight Reflections

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There is much to be said for clearing the cobwebs from the mind. There is even more to be said for getting away from the daily grind. It has been a pretty full-on few weeks – Cambodia, the Falmouth F2F, and the University of Leeds. Does anyone else reach a point with photography where it’s all just too much, and …