Lesley Cookman

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A Bubble Bath and Books

24 Festive Tasks: Door 5 – Bon Om Touk, Task 1: Bon Om Touk takes place on the end of the rainy season with the change of the water’s flow on Tonle Sap River.  The flow direction changes twice a year.  The change in November symbols the calm of the earth that is no longer […]

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Lesley Cookman: Murder in Steeple Martin

24 Festive Tasks: Door 10 – Russian Mothers’ Day, Book: Read a book set in Russia, by a Russian author, featuring a story within a story (like a Russian “matryoshka” doll), or featuring a character who is a mother.   Well, it turns out this book has a dual timeline (or at least significant flashbacks […]

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