Post-election thoughts

So the first draft I had written of this piece was all about questioning the logic behind why Papua New Guineans had supported PO-PNC. I had done research, prepped links and documents proving how PNC had failed us on all their bikpla toktok like “free education” and a “strong economy”. Then it hit me: people…

A Physicist’s Eulogy

I came across this  the other day  while doing some research. It describes what a physicist might say at a funeral. Experiencing the death of a loved one is inevitable to us all. Trying to deal with the sorrow and pain is hard. You have to struggle to come to terms with the fact that…

Melancholy Sunsets

Pictures that make me homesick. I always preferred being depressed near home rather than depressed away from home. Somehow, it’s more bearable that way. 

#JusticeforJeremiah

Twelve days ago marked the one year anniversary of late Jeremiah Jude Yinu. He would have celebrated his 19th birthday next month. Jeremiah was only 17 years old when he was beaten into a coma by six Papua New Guinean Defense Force soldiers.  On October 7th 2015, after being in a coma for about 3 months,…

All the tropical blooms…

All the beautiful flowers. Perfect subjects. No effort, just beautiful.  Amazing how short their lives are, yet how they imprint on the heart and soul. Bloom mightily with every fiber of their being and then fade away. Yet somehow if you capture that right moment, in their youth and beauty, nothing else matters after that….

Our 1st PNG Women in STEM Profile – Mrs Jane Ravusiro

Here it is our first Women in STEM story! ‪#‎Aug15WiSTEMJaneR‬ PNG Women in STEM introduces Mrs Jane Vagi Ravusiro in the field of Food Technology and Agriculture, who hails from central province in Papua New Guinea. Jane is a strong AGvocate – using her knowledge of agribusiness and implementer of innovative agriculture for development, as…

Dr Ban If You Please!!

Meet my 28 year old gorgeous cousin Gwendolyn Ban. She graduated with her Doctorate in Philosophy (Agriculture) just two days ago on Friday the 01st of April 2016. It may have been April fool’s Day but this young woman graduated as the first female PHD graduate from the Papua New Guinea University of Technology and…

First Blog!!

Hi there, this is my first lame attempt at blogging. I don’t think anyone will even bother reading this but my wall looks so damn empty and boring I just had to put up something. I’m still trying to get a hang of word press and all it’s features, still trying to create a proper…