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A better word than joy?

I knew from the beginning that my second novel would be centered around the theme of joy. My first novel was all about our connection to others; I wanted this one to celebrate the authenticity of being oneself. 247 more words


The Noise

everyone yells. I am sitting at someone’s house, waiting for the truck that is taking the pre school kids to bouta to plant some mangrove, and all the parents are LOUD! 135 more words


Ponds at Fish Farm

Tao mwiin 5am ao I aki tabwara ma I ana au camera ma au tripod ao man ruo nakon te kaa. A tuai uti kaain batau bwa are e tuai rangi n ota aingaia are I a bonako naba. 298 more words


Buses – a practical introduction

Catching a bus uses the same ubiquitous signal as anywhere else in the world – stick your arm out. Eli has taken to just standing there holding his arm out, very cute. 592 more words



Eli is 4, and we decided that a good way for him to join in with the local kids and culture is to go to a local school. 628 more words


I can’t believe I’m writing a blog…

“I’m writing a blog” you sound like such a dick. So why am I doing it? There is so little current information on Kiribati that I wanted something a little bit more permanent and public than a string of stalkerbook posts. 198 more words


IMF team implores Kiribati to promote long-term growth

An International Monetary Fund (IMF) team led by Mr. Ding Ding visited Kiribati during September 11–20 to conduct the 2017 Article IV Consultation discussions recommends that promoting long-term growth while managing public resources prudently remains the top policy priority. 438 more words