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

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

Jackson’s Airport

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. The dry plain of Jackson’s airstrip Bounded by the ocean And the encircling hills. On my first arrival Heat slams … More Jackson’s Airport

Imagine Independence

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. Imagine if you will a country with spectacular, awe-inspiring scenery from fierce mountain ranges clothed in almost impenetrable jungle to … More Imagine Independence

Highlands Warriors

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. Massed warriors gather in the Goroka showground Highland tribes with spears, arrows and axes Feathers, beads, and arse gras[i] Pig … More Highlands Warriors

D is for Daulo Pass

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. Daytrips from Goroka in our first car, the yellow Datsun Roads in the Highlands limited, daytrip opportunities few Often up … More D is for Daulo Pass