"Palm trees are nothing to us. We're from Torquay."

Yeah, that place out 'there'. Anything not really Cambodia related should go here.
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"Palm trees are nothing to us. We're from Torquay."

Postby mammothboy2 » Sat Aug 27, 2016 10:36 pm

Torquay - hmmm ... just who had a hotel there once? (a fictional hotel)

This is lovely stuff by a brilliant man ...

http://www.lrb.co.uk/v09/n22/alan-benne ... 9f92769b87
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Re: "Palm trees are nothing to us. We're from Torquay."

Postby mammothboy2 » Sat Aug 27, 2016 11:21 pm

The swaying palms of Torquay ...

https://www.google.com.kh/search?q=goog ... Zh59M7M%3A

One is reminded that several British travellers in China have considered Chinese pagodas distinctly inferior to that in Kew Gardens.

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