Posts Tagged ‘ Samoa ’


Aug 18th, 2017 | By

Early September means just one thing if you live in Samoa – the Teuila Festival.

Saturday snippets: 12th September 2015

Sep 12th, 2015 | By

Should you happen to be walking through the North Yorkshire Moors this weekend and come upon the fishing village of Staithes and spot two erect giant blue lobsters don’t rub your eyes, they really are there. The nine foot lobsters, one coral coloured and the other a striking aquamarine are exhibits in the ‘sculpture by the sea’ exhibition in this year’s Festival of Arts and Heritage which takes place on Saturday 12th and Sunday 13th September. The galvanised and powder coated metal ‘Coronation Catch’ exhibit
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Best value destinations 2015

Nov 8th, 2014 | By

Bang for your buck and pizzazz for your pound: here’s where to stretch 2015’s travel budget until it oozes contentment

Saturday snippets: 14 December 2013

Dec 14th, 2013 | By

Adrian looks forward to standing on the wing of a seaplane in Croatia, meeting Swedes in his local Welsh pub and pondering who to propose for a Scottish commemorative plaque. Amongst other things!

Celebrating the Golden Jubilee

Jun 1st, 2012 | By

Yes, you read it correctly. I do mean the Golden Jubilee because I am talking of the jubilee happening today; the one in Samoa.
Today Samoa celebrates the fiftieth year of its independence (Samoa was the first of the south Pacific countries to become independent) and the celebrations are led by a British band that everyone has heard of – UB40.

Samoa: Stevenson’s tropical paradise

Jan 14th, 2012 | By

Around the start of the year, Samoa hit worldwide headlines because they decided to lose a day. It certainly encouraged interest so what is there for the visitor?

Fare Potee and Marae

Jul 7th, 2011 | By

For those of you you unfamiliar with Tahitian (probably 99.9% of us) a fare potee is a chief’s hut and a marae is an ancient temple.