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Blong helpem pikinini

6 Jul

How a telecenter can help a rural community and its pikinini on Malekula Island.


Two Sides of Vanuatu

19 Jun

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A Fascination for Vanuatu’s Trees and Flowers

24 Feb
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A Little Rap Song, Island Style

23 Feb

When Digicel came to Vanuatu a few years ago it broke the monopoly held by TVL, but the honeymoon is over…

Speaking of Home – Some Photos of Vanuatu

19 Feb

Come with me from home in George Pompidou to the office. Bring your sunglasses!

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Home – with or without an Uppercase – Where is Home?

16 Feb

I know, “Home” is a strange topic for a blog on eating your way through the world. I was… shall we say pushed by my friend Emily. If you don’t believe me, read her blog entry entitled My Identity Crisis. I was innocently leaving a comment and she challenged me to explore the topic on my blog, which is always in need of fresh material.

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Christmas in Ireland

1 Feb

There is only so much sea sun and fun a mountain girl can take. After 13 months in the Pacific, it was time to return to Europe and dreary winters. I arrived home on 19 December, during what the Irish called a tropical winter, wearing four layers, two scarves, gloves, socks over my cotton tights, and still thoroughly frozen. Cold is relative.

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