Monthly Archives: September 2012

Options

Options, that’s the problem. We Napaki have too many options. Stay. Go. Teach here. Teach in town. Teach in the homelands. Get out of teaching. Write. Work full time. Part time. Study. Open a mobile coffee van business. All these … Continue reading

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Bowl half full

L wouldn’t eat his dinner. It was a chicken and pumpkin risotto that had taken an hour to cook. He was rude, yelling and carrying on, saying he didn’t want to eat it. Just as I was about to launch … Continue reading

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Inside and outside

Behind our front gate, which we keep closed so the kids don’t run out on to the road, our lives are very much that of a typical western family. We have our routines. Three meals a day. Some days the … Continue reading

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