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…


Dan and Nid go long Solomon Islands

By on July 4, 2017

From Auckland to Brisbane to Honiara, and seven suitcases in tow, we’re finally here. Hello Solomon Islands. Home for the next two years.