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Turn left, or turn right – my walk to work

Published on 18th August 2014


Turn left, or turn right – my walk to work

This blog continues on from my previous one about my walk to work... Read More

My walk to work

Published on 18th August 2014


My walk to work

In this post I’ll try to give you an idea of what I see on my way to work and why I enjoy walking to and fro so much. This is a bit like the Berenstain “Bears in the night” story for those of you who know it. Read More

Lectures, fire, quotes and shell money

Published on 13th August 2014


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Lectures, fire, quotes and shell money

At the start of July I went to Australia for two weeks’ holiday. I had so much fun and it was great seeing my mum as well! Read More

Expedition to the Western Islands: part two

Published on 7th August 2014


Expedition to the Western Islands: part two

Our 10-day expedition to the Western Islands Fernandina and Isabela, continued… (Read part one here.) Read More

Expedition to the Western Islands: part one

Published on 7th August 2014


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Expedition to the Western Islands: part one

At last, we were able to head away to the more remote parts of the Galapagos archipelago. Read More

Ears, eyes and banana boats – visiting Pomio

Published on 30th July 2014


Ears, eyes and banana boats – visiting Pomio

I've spent the last few weeks in Pomio, a district of East New Britain, visiting schools and villages. Read More

Kaukau banana bread, plus coconut and peppermint chocolate brownie

Published on 23rd July 2014


Kaukau banana bread, plus coconut and peppermint chocolate brownie

Recipes from Carolyn: baking for a Coeliac diet in Bougainville. Read More

Week five: action-packed

Published on 15th July 2014


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Week five: action-packed

It’s been an action packed two weeks here in the Galapagos, with a boat charter for four days to the north coast of Santa Cruz and ongoing efforts to track down the breeding location(s) of the Petrel de Tormenta around Santa Cruz. Read More

My neighbourhood - an introduction

Published on 14th July 2014


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My neighbourhood - an introduction

I live in an area called Seaside. It is nowhere near the sea, being up on a hill above a lagoon. It is a fascinating neighbourhood. My closest neighbour is a white, unnamed rooster who is tethered just outside my bedroom window. Read More

Searching among the islets

Published on 29th June 2014


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Searching among the islets

The cliffs around Seymour were brimming with seabird life. Read More

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