August 2017

Food

Slippery Cabbage and Coconut

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August 10, 2017

Slippery cabbage is, so far, the closest thing we’ve found to spinach. Slippery cabbage and coconut milk is a staple dish in the Solomon’s. There are quite a few…

Food How To

Scrashem Coconut like a Fruit Ninja

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August 9, 2017

There are two types of coconuts you can get at the market: young coconut, and dry coconut.

Young coconuts look like you want to drink out of them: a light…

Life

A Solomon Island’s Love Stori

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August 8, 2017

Stori time at the office is not only a good chance for gossip, but also a good way for learning the lay of the land, practicing Pijin, and getting…

Life

It’s been a long time, without you my friend.

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August 4, 2017

Today we had a celebratory flat white to mark our one-month anniversary here. That’s right, they have flat whites here! The coffees here have that telltale long-life aftertaste, but…

Life

Time goes by so slowly

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August 1, 2017

Everyone in New Zealand has heard the term “island time”.

A term that is often used as an excuse for things that don’t run to schedule, lack of punctuality, and…