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Dead Murderer: A Visit to Pol Pot’s Cremation Site in Cambodia.

Dead Murderer: A Visit to Pol Pot’s Cremation Site in Cambodia.

4 weeks ago
Pol Pot lies dead before his cremation in the Cambodian Jungle, as a Khmer Rouge soldier stands guard. (AP Photo) A Khmer Rouge soldier lights Pol Pot’s funeral pyre at the cremation site in 1998 (AP Photo) When I was in Anlong Veng on my recent Khmer Rouge trip through Cambodia, after we’d visited Ta Mok’s house (Brother Number 4 ... Read More
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Unseen Images of the Vietnam War: Shadows and Elephants.

Unseen Images of the Vietnam War: Shadows and Elephants.

3 weeks ago
The above photo, taken by George H Kelling, shows the shadow of an RF-4C Phantom photo reconnaissance aircraft streaking across across an open area of Vietnam during the Vietnam War. These planes were equipped with different kinds of cameras and could take photographs at high and low altitudes, day and night. If you look more closely at the photo, you will ... Read More
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Khmer Rouge Rock Art and Hypocrisy.

Khmer Rouge Rock Art and Hypocrisy.

1 week ago
Above Photo: This female farmer sculpture was carved by the Khmer Rouge and is now dressed and revered near Anlong Veng, a former Khmer Rouge stronghold in northern Cambodia. In this old photo, you can see the the jungle around the rock and the dirt path which passes it on the left. (Flikr) In the very north of Cambodia, between Anlong ... Read More
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The Gemstone Mines of Ratanakiri Province, Cambodia.

The Gemstone Mines of Ratanakiri Province, Cambodia.

1 day ago
Above Photo: Semi-precious gems dug up by the miners we visited in Bokheo, Ratanakiri Province, Cambodia. Because Cambodian gemstone mining in Ratanakiri Province actually plays a part in my novel BACK, I wanted to see a gemstone mining operation first hand, which is how I found myself riding on the back of a clapped-out motorbike for many hours on dirt ... Read More
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  • Medieval Beast Banter: An Unorthodox Approach To Art History.

    Medieval Beast Banter: An Unorthodox Approach To Art History.

    3 days ago
    Above Photo: This boar thought he had it under control but he did not. This hedgehog SIMPLY CAN’T with the mole flying above it. For an explanation, full article and photos here: http://www.bombedoutpunk.com/guest-posts/medieval-beast-banter-an-unorthodox-approach-to-art-history/   Website: www.bombedoutpunk.com Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/bombedoutpunk?ref=hl Twitter: @PeterAlanLloyd
  • Sex And Drugs And Rock And Roll…And Kate Bush.

    Sex And Drugs And Rock And Roll…And Kate Bush.

    4 days ago
    Ian Dury with Kate Bush in 1980. The above is one of my favourite Ian Dury photographs, taken with Kate Bush in 1980 at an awards ceremony, at a time when the two musicians represented totally different ends of the musical spectrum. The Village People: Why oh Why MCA. Full article and photos here: http://www.bombedoutpunk.com/music/sex-and-drugs-and-rock-and-roll-and-kate-bush/   Website: www.bombedoutpunk.com Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/bombedoutpunk?ref=hl Twitter: @PeterAlanLloyd
  • Bombed Out – Drug Bust In Jane Austen’s Street in Bath.

    Bombed Out – Drug Bust In Jane Austen’s Street in Bath.

    6 days ago
    Above Photo: Don’t Believe The Hype – a banging night down in
  • The Clash, Combat Rock, the Khmer Rouge and a Mysterious Vietnam War Disappearance.

    The Clash, Combat Rock, the Khmer Rouge and a Mysterious Vietnam War Disappearance.

    1 week ago
    The Clash playing live in Boston Massachusetts, USA in 1979 (Bob Gruen).  On
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