Mandy was brought up in Scotland with a free and adventurous spirit. She was captivated with the changing patterns of life all around her. Mandy studied Art at Edinburgh and Dundee before working and exhibiting in Itlay again fascinated with the different culture, people and urroundings.
In 2007, Mandy visited Cambodia and subsequently made this work as a reflection of the contrasts she experienced there.
Once a country ravaged with war, pain and suffering, Mandy witnessed and experienced the beauty of the place and felt the vibrant energy and spiritual nature of the people.