The "Flying Kiwi" Hugh Munro is looking forward to some time spent in the air once the ground work on his human catapult has been completed
Wonders never cease. Belgian citizen Mr. Raoul Marc Jennar was appointed as an Advisor
to the Royal Government of Cambodia on August 30, 2007. No further details available
at this time.
Hey Raoul, please update Les Cles du Cambodge while you are in town!
** Heritage Watch is the NGO that has taken on the noble task of helping to protect
the Kingdom's cultural heritage and to prevent the theft of artifacts and the like.
Sadly, their staff may need a seminar on how to broaden that mandate to include saving
One restaurant owner in town reports that when he asked a Heritage Watch staffer
what he should do with all the leftover free copies of their publication Touchstone,
he was told to "just throw them out". But he pushed, "Don't you want
to recycle the paper or something?"
"No, no, it doesn't matter, just throw them out," came the heritage-friendly
** The Kingdom's first human catapult is currently undergoing test trials at its
base of operations along the east bank of the estuary in Kampot at the prestigious
resort Bodhi Villa. Bags of cement are being used to simulate people for the time
being. But there seem to be a few kinks in the initial design.
Master Kiwi engineer Hugh Munro, who says he will be the catapult's first human guinea
pig, is fine-tuning his launch mechanism. The dilemma, at present, is a lack of arc
in the payload delivery trajectory, leaving devoted bystanders wondering aloud: What
is the sound of one man flapping (as he rockets towards the river as if shot from
** Very few Khmer-language newspapers have their own websites but one of the ones
that does is Koh Santepheap. However, if you go to www.kohsantepheapdaily.com the
site is described as "What you need, when you need it". Menu items include:
Sexwoman, Makelove and Singlesgirl. Finding actual news stories does not seem to
be part of the package.