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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 experience.

Some context: Burns Creek is one of the poorest settlements in Honiara. The communities who have settled here are mostly…


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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,…

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Kakabona – not just Latin for good poop

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October 28, 2017
We rocked up to Kakabona beach at 7:40 am with a crew of eight. The guide I prearranged, Peter, is nowhere in sight. The lady at a nearby betel stand is helpful and informs us, “Oh hem dringum tumas las naet.”
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Food

Malaitan Chilli Crab Recipe

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October 22, 2017

The mud crabs we usually see at Honiara Central Market are from Malaita province with sellers coming to sell their catches on Saturdays. These crabs…

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Local Eats and Kai Bars in Honiara

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October 20, 2017
My office doesn’t have a fridge or a microwave, and homemade lunch options like sandwiches, or crackers and tuna, get old quick.
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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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Honiara, Solomon Islands

Kia ora. We are Dan and Nid. Exploring the Solomon Islands for the next two years.

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