The Student Learns By Teaching As I reflect on the continued training opportunities I have in the Solomons, I’m amazed at how much I learn by teaching. And it makes me wonder how I [...]
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'It's Impossible So We are Going' “It’s impossible so we are going,” was Aryanne’s motto as she travelled churches in Brazil. She was raising awareness and money for a missions team to Mozambique. Being [...]
Keeping Christmas “I will honour Christmas in my heart and try to keep it all the year.” (Charles Dickens) Last weekend, my local church at Noro watched the movie, “A Christmas Carol”. And while [...]
My Miracle Year “There are two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle.” (Albert Einstein) As this year proceeded, [...]
English Teacher Volunteer in Noro Australian Volunteers International (AVI) is a Department of Foreign Affairs and Trading (DFAT) funded program that has supported volunteers to the Solomons since the 1960's! Just Prior to Covid-19 [...]
Return to Solomons As I write this, I’m awaiting word from the Solomon Islands Government regarding my application to return to the Solomons. With the borders between Australia and all other countries currently closed [...]
Challenging Times require Change With the current rapidly changing situation due to the COVID-19 David Collins is returning to Australia this weekend (March 22nd 2020). As international flights finish up and Australian borders are [...]
Finish What Was Started Finishing What Was Started last year. The first half of new staff accommodation was completed by a work team from Yeppoon at the Training Centre in Noro, Solomon Islands. This [...]
Making work easier There has been some excitement at the Training Centre , with the arrival of cargo from Australia, including a ride on mower and a concrete block making machine. These two will [...]