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Aunties discover a new way to use sanitary pads (and you won’t believe what happens next!)

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September 18, 2018

Apostolic Jerusalem Anointing Oil, step aside. There’s a new kid on the block.

We were at the market this morning looking for coconut oil when we finally happened across the…

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Pack list for the Sollies

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September 10, 2018

Moving to the Solomon Islands and wondering what to pack? Now that we’ve been here for a year we feel like we can pass on a little bit of…

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Tulagi Memories

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June 25, 2018

I spent my first year in Honiara, my second in New Zealand, and my third on a random island called Tulagi where Dad had gotten a job at some…

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Where’s my house again?

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May 18, 2018

The problem with street signs in the Solomon Islands is that there aren’t any.

Ok, that may be exaggerating – there are at least two.

My address in New…

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Dan and Nid move house

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March 30, 2018

We’ve moved house and we love it.

Our house is purple. PURPLE! We’re closer to town, our work commute is only ten minutes not thirty, and there is a small…

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Dakini Tangarareh

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March 23, 2018

If you visited Solomon Islands in 2017 you would have heard Jaro Local’s Dakini Tangarareh blaring back to back from every shop in town.

In New Zealand, it has…

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New Year Resolutions

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January 31, 2018

We’re back! And what better way to start off the year than with some New Years resolutions. Yeah, we know it’s the end of January but hey, we run…

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Sorry, but not Sorry.

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December 13, 2017

 In preparation for our five-week reintegration into New Zealand society, we thought we’d better send out a warning and pre-apology for the misunderstandings, questionable behaviour, and social faux-pas we’ll…

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Fundraising for Mercy

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November 18, 2017

For the past few weeks I have been helping to fundraise for the building of a block of classrooms for Mercy School in Burns Creek.
This has been a learning…

How To Life

Well, oil be damned.

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November 15, 2017

Apostolic Jerusalem Anointing Oil: The oil you can buy in Honiara that heals everything.

An upturned rubbish bin with a poster plastered across it announces, “Are you tired of that…