Admiral Yamamoto:

Assassinations, Climate Change, Terrorism, Commonsense

5 January 2020 | Living

One of the remarkable things about our world today is that so often people in the street – you and I – seem to be so much smarter than the politicians who govern us. There’s no way we can ignore the effects of climate change, but it seems to take a teenager like Greta...

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Panguna Mine in Bougainville

1 March 2012 | Places

In February I travelled up through the Solomon Islands and into Bougainville in Papua New Guinea. I’ve posted on my back door route to Bougainville, taking a local boat across from Shortland Island, the northernmost island in the Solomons. I’ve also posted on the sad ...

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The Back Door to Bougainville

21 February 2012 | Places

I’ve just travelled up through the Solomon Islands and across to the troubled Papua New Guinea island of Bougainville. You can find various discussions on travelling this route in Thorn Tree. ◄ I started by flying from Brisbane in Australia to Honiara in the Solomo...

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