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Film Review: "Anote's Ark"

Anote’s Ark is the first film I got around to seeing at the Vermont International Film Festival which runs from October 18th to the 28th. Film director Matthieu Rytz is a visual anthropologist by training. 921 more words

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'For the Pacific it's always about cash': Australian Environment Minister in diplomatic incident over climate change

Environment Minister Melissa Price has been accused of offending a key Pacific leader by declaring the region was “always” seeking cash from Australia, sparking a political dispute over her alleged remarks at a Canberra restaurant on Tuesday night. 1,722 more words

A life's work

Sometimes I feel like I’ve forgotten how to write.

And for someone who makes a living out of writing, this terrifies me.

Sometimes at the most random times in the middle of the day, I’ll allow my thoughts to drift into the deepest corners of my mind. 491 more words

Weekend in Abemama

Two weekends ago, two friends invited me to join them for a weekend away from South Tarawa on the outer island of Abemama (pronounced Ah-beh-meh-meh… 712 more words


R U OK? Reflections one third through

Am I OK?

I’m thankful for all the encouraging feedback from my last blog post and heartened others agree that experiencing the lows is not a unique or solitary phenomenon. 1,471 more words


Kiribati: Truth, Knowledge, History Of This Sprawling Pacific Island Nation



Introduction The Gilbert Islands were granted self-rule by the UK in 1971 and complete independence in 1979 under the new name of Kiribati. 1,032 more words


What goes up...

I hope you will indulge me in a change of tone for this post, as today I’ll talk about the darker side of my time out here so far. 741 more words