"Never declare “oh it’s not really thaaat hot” when you have clearly just been posted to the surface of the sun - it won’t make you seem resilient but it will bring into doubt your powers of observation. Dido for cold, windy,…"
This is a post for anyone like me who can’t seem to avoid pets. I try. I know it is a responsibility (who is going to feed it when I go on leave?) and then there are the inevitable re-homing negotiations when I leave for a different country (promise to look after my cat when I go and I will mail you bricks of chocolate from the airport). But, I can’t help it, they find me. Before I know it the skinny flea infested kitten from under the house is happy, fat and sitting on the only chair in the…See More
"In Bougainville we had blocks of Kraft processed cheese that came in “cheddar” or “white” and did not need refrigeration. Nor did it really melt it more went crispy if you tried to use it grated on pizza or something like…"
"In my last post in PNG we got “out of country” leave every 6 months (3 times in a two year post). That is, we did not have to go back to our home country, but, we were obliged to leave our post country to receive the leave entitlement,…"