Suns and Sons

Ten minutes before bed Oli busts out his profound question of the day "Dad, what are stars?". Some children would be happy with 'burning balls of gas millions of miles away' kind of explanations to which they might say "oh" and move on, not understanding but having an answer filed away to regurgitate in the … Continue reading Suns and Sons


Post Office Adventures

I went to the post office the other day to buy a stamp and post a letter to somewhere else in Stanley. The stamp cost 30p, there is no 1st or 2nd class post there is just post. Here is the thing, there is no postal service on the Island most people have a PO … Continue reading Post Office Adventures

Wolf whistled

Yesterday I got wolf whistled by Korean men on a boat that had come in to the harbour. It was a very foggy day and I could hardly see the boat so flattered I wasn't. The harbour has been very busy the last four days, apparently all the boats are coming in to the harbour … Continue reading Wolf whistled