OPEN STAGE POETRY at Java Cafe

Thursday, 20th March, 2014 6pm: Writers Meet-Up 7pm: Featured readers Sue Guiney and Bryan Humphrey 8pm: Open Mic (bring a poem, story, song, joke to share) FEATURED READER BIOS Sue Guiney: Though born and raised in New York, Sue Guiney has lived in London for over twenty years where she writes and teaches fiction, poetry […]

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Transparency International Corruption Photo Competition

Cambodian-based Transparency International is calling on budding photographers to use their skills to illustrate how corruption negatively affects their world. The aim of the photography competition is to encourage people to think, discuss and share ideas on the everyday impact of corruption. It forms part of the build up to the launch of the organisation’s […]

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Spirit of the Game

Tired of the over-commercialisation of sport, Mark Bibby Jackson visits a tournament in Pailin, Cambodia that shows that the beautiful game retains its power to do good. As an instructor from the Cambodian Ministry of Education passes the ball to his colleague, a young boy sets off in hot pursuit. His task is hopeless, the […]

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Bunong Family Attitudes

“My grandparents don’t understand me.” “The kids of today have no respect for their elders.” Mark Bibby Jackson discovers that attitudes many might have felt they left behind in the West are alive and kicking in Cambodia’s remote northeastern province of Mondulkiri. Photo by Conor Wall. The relationship between younger and older generations can be […]

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About me

Welcome to the official website for Mark Bibby Jackson. Mark is an award-winning author, freelance journalist and editor, and the founder of Travel Begins at 40 and publisher of AsiaLIFE Cambodia magazines.

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