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A challenge

Here’s a challenge for you all. We have some money left over from building and stocking the Clea Salavert Library at Lalomanu Primary School in Samoa. The holders of that money (the Australian Academy of Humanities – AAH) no longer … Continue reading

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Returning to Samoa – yet again

It was time to undertake yet another trip to Samoa – my fourth. This time my older sister came with me on her first trip there. I am never sure how I will respond to a visit to Samoa. I … Continue reading

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Legacy

I read a rather powerful post about legacy not long ago on a very aptly named blog called Struggle Each Minute (www.struggleeachminute.wordpress.com). There were many parts of this post to which I can relate. The basic tenet is that your … Continue reading

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The Gingerbread House

Clea’s friend, Laura, has made us a gingerbread house. She painstakingly erected it from a kit with the help of her mother who held the walls together while the icing was setting. Her father was even called on to assist … Continue reading

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Clea Salavert Library Update

We are hopeful that we have achieved our objective of having the Clea Salavert Library integrated into Lalomanu Primary School. After meetings with the Principal of Lalomanu Primary School, Mrs Maulalo Ioane, and the Ministry of Education, Sport & Culture (MESC), … Continue reading

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The Clea Salavert Library

We’ve built a library in Samoa; the Clea Salavert Library at Lalomanu Primary School. We built it for the children of Lalomanu who lost so much, as we did, in the tsunami of 29 September 2009. More than 40 children … Continue reading

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