The heat is on

When I was in my early 20’s and traveling around Thailand I came across a photo studio in Phuket that was selling reprints of old negatives. It was obvious that the photos were from a personal collection; more everyday life pictures¬† than set up shots. Most seemed to have been taken in the 40’s, 50’s…

The View from the Other Side

As the final countdown to Christmas begins the days are noticeably longer in the Southern hemisphere. This is not exactly putting my cold Canadian heart in the festive mood. I really am dreaming of a white Christmas. Thankfully we’ve recently gotten some much needed rain. I am talking middle of the night downpours with thunder…

Hello from Soggy Fiji-

The rains finally started this week, long awaited by those of us who have been in Fiji for the tropical summer.¬† We have had very settled weather so far this season with light rains on the occasional evening and a few fantastic electrical storms but no nearly as much heavy rainfall as this time last…