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Another hole in the fence

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October 17, 2017

We came home tonight and spotted a new hole in our fence. That makes a total of five holes that you can see lined up…

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Beating the Beetles

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October 14, 2017

The Solomon Islands is currently under a biosecurity threat from the Coconut Rhinoceros Beetle. As the name suggests, they are beetles with a horn with…

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A Guide to Afternoon Tea in Nid’s Office


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A Guide to Afternoon Tea in Nid’s Office

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October 11, 2017

Having gone from a fast-paced, high-stress work environment to a sloth-paced, chill office, I go through some real lulls throughout the days here. Dealing…

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What we’ve learnt about taxis

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October 6, 2017

Taxis are another affordable way to get around town in the Solomon Islands. They’re a good option to get somewhere at night when buses…

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Go lo Honiara Central Market

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October 4, 2017

The biggest market in the Solomon Islands is Honiara Central Market. Out of interest, I read the reviews on Trip Advisor and they are scathing:…

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Learning How to Scuba Dive in the Solomons

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September 24, 2017

Diving in the Solomon Islands is like going to scuba Disneyland. Not only does the Solomons have some of the most biodiverse marine life…

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Hiking Tenaru Falls

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September 17, 2017

So far we’ve been pretty lucky in terms of organising weekend activities. If you can make enough enterprising friends, just sit back and wait…

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An Homage to Tuna and Rice

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September 13, 2017

Tuna and rice is a Jones family special and my earliest memories of family dinners are of tuna and rice.

What is it? White rice, a…

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Savouring Savo

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September 9, 2017

Savo is a small island we’ve looked at many times from our deck during our morning coffees wondering, “What’s over there?”

Our recent research expedition has…

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Batcaves, Parisaia, Solomon Islands.


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The Bat Caves of Parisaia

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September 2, 2017

Parangiju Lodge is about an hour’s drive from town where eight of us meet to do the Bat Caves walk. From here, we pick up…

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