Monthly Archives: October 2010

S. S. House Vol. 3

I’m settling in nicely to the little house, the setting is so lovely that I struggle to leave in the mornings to go to work. That sun is fierce, I should be on the job before 6AM…but the warblers are … Continue reading

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S. S. House Vol.2

(It seems to take about a day to have enough experiences for a new blog entry, I’ve been here a week now so this may be longish.) I pop in to Sydney airport and in three hours I’m back in … Continue reading

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South Seas House Vol.1

Thought I would write a bit about my house building adventures in Vanuatu.  I’ve really wanted to do this, in part because at the end we’ll have a great house on a warm tropical island, but mostly for the experience … Continue reading

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Japanasia Journal

Three big bounces on the right wheels and my 747 thuds down in Tokyo. By the time my heart rate returns to normal I’ve already seen some curious sights. Next to the runway, a man on a tractor, plowing a … Continue reading

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Fishing ‘N Stuff

At long last a new fishing tale, this time from Terra Australis. And a new boat! She’s the cleverly-named PEACE TRAIN, a 24-foot Caribbean (made by Bertram). Two berths down below, half-cabin, nice open cockpit, 225HP Yamaha four-stroke engine that … Continue reading

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Vanuatu

We’ve just returned from the most remarkable trip to Vanuatu (formerly the New Hebrides). 83 islands in the chain, 3 hour flight from Sydney. Where to begin. We took a small plane to one of the outer islands called Tanna. … Continue reading

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