New resolve for New Year

The first time I heard about Kiribati was in 1996 when I was a participant in an orientation program for volunteers as a co-ordinator had previously volunteered on one of the atolls for a couple of years. This was also the first time  Continue reading “New resolve for New Year”

Precious Water

As I gaze out through the ceiling to floor clear glass windows which encompass the room, I am mesmerised by the tiny drops of rain gently falling on the trees, shrubs, plants, grass and pathways of the magnificent gardens. Tiny new-born birds returning to their nests high in the trees delight in the freshness of this life-giving water. I sense the cleansing power of the soothing rain and am captivated by the shape of the drops as I watch them slowly touch Continue reading “Precious Water”