The sun sets over Apia Harbor.Samoa will be missing a day this week. Yes, that's right, Samoans will go to sleep on Thursday 29th Dec and BANG they will wake… Continue reading Samoa Skips a Day – Moving the Dateline
Tomorrow my father's chest will be sliced open. His chest bone will be sawed apart with a very loud drilling machine. He will be hooked up to a heart and lung machine that will live for him for the three to five hours that it takes for the surgeons to sew four 'new' veins to… Continue reading My Father’s Heart
Its officially been one month since we moved here to NZ. And like a teenager whos head over heels with her first crush - I am giddy with delight about everything to do with living in Kiwi-land. (Sorry Samoa for being SO unfaithful with my affections, SO quick to love somewhere else...)BUT! There are a… Continue reading Samoa – the greatest place on earth.
To write a book on the tsunami I had to fly to American Samoa several times. On a little plane. I hate flying. On big planes or little ones. When I fly…1.I look around at the people Im boarding the plane with. These could be the people that I spend my last hour on earth… Continue reading When I fly.