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Archive for ‘March, 2016’

Fifty years of The Sound of Music

When Maria von Trapp led her Captain and seven children across the mountains – or, more accurately, her nine children out the garden gate to the…


Smiles from the ‘Hapi Isles’

The Solomon Islands is also called the “Hapi Isles”. It doesn’t take much of a guess to work out what the pidgin word “hapi” means in…


The Secret River

When a book is adapted for the stage or screen, the impact of the words is often lost. This is not the case with the Sydney…


Sunrise in the Solomons

Streams of golden sunlight falling on my face woke me on my second morning in the Solomon Islands. I scrambled out of bed, grabbed my camera…