History of a Nightmare

Book Review: Pol Pot, The History of a Nightmare by Philip Short (Published 2004 John Murray)

Philip Short begins his acknowledgements by commenting that “History is to a great extent detective work”. He thanks the many people who helped his “assemble the mosaic of fragments of truths, half-truths and lies” on which the book is based.

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Mountain Mystery

Once while living in a Jesuit community in Ballymun, Dublin, during my theology studies, Michael Paul Gallagher S.J., gave me a present of a book.

Once while living in a Jesuit community in Ballymun, Dublin, during my theology studies, Michael Paul Gallagher S.J., gave me a present of a book. The book was about ‘The Cairngorms’ and described those massive peaks of North-East Scotland. I read the book and I felt the call despite the long list of fatal mountain accidents in that area.

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Welcome to Gaudium Mundi

Welcome to my personal website.  My name is Ashley Evans and I am an Irish Jesuit priest on mission in the education sector of Cambodia for the last twenty-five years. 

Welcome to my personal website, Gaudium Mundi (Joy of the World).

My name is Ashley Evans and I am an Irish Jesuit priest on mission in the education sector of Cambodia for the last twenty-five years. The primary purpose of this website is to pool information on my experience of education in Cambodia and to share reflections on the challenges it is facing.

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