July 2017


Honiara’s First

By on July 13, 2017

Yes, I actually made space for this in one of our seven suitcases and finally put it back together today.

Behold! Honiara’s first Lillipad!

I don’t know this as an official…


First Impressions

By on July 12, 2017

We’ve passed the one-week mark and we’ve had a week of orientation interspersed with one public holiday, one power-cut, and two water-cuts already.

First impressions: Honiara is dusty and hot….


Nid go lo ofis first time

By on July 11, 2017

After being told the office opens anytime between 8 and 8:30 am, I arrived at 8:30 am to find it devoid of life. I came back at 8:50 am…


Dan go lo clinic first time

By on July 10, 2017

Since I left New Zealand, I’ve been unwell.

I got off the plane with a splitting headache and still had it six days later. Real cool impression for the first…


Home, Sweet Home

By on July 5, 2017

We’ve moved in already! Into a big wooden house on top of a hill; high enough to avoid flooding and tsunamis, solid-ish in case of earthquakes, and fenced and…