Religion PNG Style

This series of blog posts is part of the A to Z 2019 Blogging Challenge in which I will write snapshot memories of my early married life in the then Territory of Papua New Guinea. An unexplored country Offers opportunities for Missionaries of all varieties To cultivate Christianity Carve out their own patch. Anglicans, Catholics, … More Religion PNG Style

Olgeta Samting

“Wanem dispela ‘olgeta samting’?”[i] A generic everything Craft and artefacts From places where we’ve lived. Woven straw mat For picnics in PNG or at the beach Beaded necklaces as farewell gifts Lufa rugs in grey or white. A favourite Buka basket Far too small for even a small pikinini[ii]. Or a serving tray for canapes. … More Olgeta Samting

Milne Bay Magic

This series of blog posts is part of the A to Z 2019 Blogging Challenge in which I will write snapshot memories of my early married life in the then Territory of Papua New Guinea. My husband’s “place” Has a place in my heart Our first home Many memories Some clear, some faded.   A … More Milne Bay Magic

Lufa Ramblings

This series of blog posts is part of the A to Z 2019 Blogging Challenge in which I will write snapshot memories of my early married life in the then Territory of Papua New Guinea. Weekend drives to Lufa Down the Highlands Highway with the family Spectacular scenery Mountains rise to the side As we … More Lufa Ramblings

K is for Konedobu

This series of blog posts is part of the A to Z 2019 Blogging Challenge in which I will write snapshot memories of my early married life in the then Territory of Papua New Guinea. Verbal jungle drums beat… We’re on leave overseas When the rumours hit town My job is gone when I return … More K is for Konedobu