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island life

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Koli Point Action

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August 6, 2018

We recently discovered yet another cool World War II site in Guadalcanal, this time by pure chance.

During a recent festival, we met two grandsons of national hero Sir Jacob…

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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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Welcome to Nugu Beach Resort

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May 25, 2018

Nugu Beach Resort is a bungalow resort set on a postcard-perfect Pacific beach.

And that’s about it. I say that early on in this piece in case you’re expecting jetski…

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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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Baywatch: Simon

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April 11, 2018

A dug-out canoe comes towards us with a tall, lanky man and three pikinini.

Patrick, our boatman, turns the banana boat off, and we slow to a stop about 50…