July 2017

Life Solomon Islands

Dan and Nid go lo Village

July 29, 2017

As part of getting to know the Solomons, our organisation arranged for us to stay at a small village in the Guadalcanal province for a night. This village is…

Solomon Islands To Do

Hash (the legal kind)

July 25, 2017

My dad told us if there was one club we had to try it was Honiara Hash House Harriers.

Touted as “a drinking club with a jogging problem,” ‘hares’ leave…

Life Solomon Islands

Blast from the past

July 21, 2017

Some 30 years ago, Solomon Islands needed an accountant.

Dad applied for the job, got it, came here, and brought my mum along. While here, me and two of my…

How To Solomon Islands

Mitufala toktok Pijin

July 20, 2017

We lucked out on the language front here in Honiara. Although there are about 60 to 70 languages in the Solomons, the only ones we need to know in…

Life Solomon Islands

Game of Patience

July 18, 2017

Using the internet here is a constant test of patience and determination.

It is painfully slow to the point that it should be considered a human rights violation in this…