Before The Flood

Leonardo DiCaprio speaks to scientists, world leaders, politicians, religious leaders and discusses with them the state of our earth.
For I-Kiribati people, we will be particularly proud that Kiribati is highlighted and Anote Tong is featured in the film.

Can Kiribati Simultaneously Grow and Sink ?

But is Kiribati accumulating land quick enough to contend with the increase of rising oceans?

Island reading – Food of Ghosts & 46 Days Adrift

If you need something done, getting a busy person to do it. Oh how true this statement is!  When I was working full time, I was able to write more frequently on this blog, I was attending an event usually once or twice a week, doing some other sort of freelance work outside my full…

‘The sun is getting closer’

I believe that the world is changing in climate. Not because a politician has said it, not because it’s in the newspaper and not because someone else has told me that I should. I’m taking the word of a local I-Kiribati fisherman who is just trying to provide for his family.

Kiribati relocating to Fiji?

I’ve discovered that the more I write, the more I love it. To be honest, I’ve never considered myself much of a writer but I really enjoy it.

Surviving at sea Kiribati-style (without giving yourself an enema)

    Once upon a time there lived two fishermen that got lost in the middle of the Pacific ocean without food or water. Five weeks later, they washed up ashore of a neighboring country 500 miles away in relatively good health. The chances of these men surviving were always going to be pretty slim…

Bored with grandma

I know I rabbited on quite a lot in the last post and got a bit serious. I’ve been keeping a diary while I’ve been here and when I was on Marakei it was a close companion of mine.  Days go by so slowly when it’s too hot to do anything and nothing to distract…