International Literacy Day Opportunities

This past Thursday, 8 September 2016, was the 50th Anniversary of International Literacy Day and Tim and I participated in the celebrations that were held in town. Years ago, when we first arrived in the Solomons, we helped organize some events for International Literacy Day. It’s gratifying today to see Solomon Islanders organize the event […]

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World War II Finds

Last weekend while visiting a craft market, a man was selling World War II relics. It’s been a while since I’ve seen anything like this being sold, but this man had quite a few items. There was a canteen, two mess trays and assorted bottles. We think this is a Japanese helmet: And a dog […]

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Christmas 2015 News

Christmas is fast approaching and we are grateful for the chance to be with our girls this year. A pdf of our latest newsletter can be downloaded by clicking on the following link: Matzke Messenger – December 2015 Please let us know if you have any trouble reading the file. Merry Christmas! Tim and Martha

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A short phone call

This morning I called Solomon Airlines to ask if Tim’s flight would be coming in from Vanuatu. I was surprised when they said it was due in around 1 pm. A while later I received a phone call from Tim. He is fine and he was letting me know that the airport in Port Vila […]

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