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Social butterflies....

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What a social week!  It’s all been really fun but I think I am socially tapped out.  I imagine this is how introverts must feel on a regular basis.  It takes a lot to push me there, but I’m craving a night alone, doing nothing except watching bad tv.    The good thing about feeling this way means it has been a really fun and busy week. 
Last Friday was Warren’s birthday.  On Thursday, we went to Pacific Fusion, the restaurant on USP’s campus with friends to celebrate and just to spend some time together.   We followed it by a night cap a the holiday inn.  For Warren’s actual birthday, we had a lazy morning (it was a holiday for him) and then met Davey for lunch.  We went to  our first live Rugby match afterwards and watched the Fijians in action.  They are incredible!   We had a quiet dinner at home and then went to a party at a friend’s house with a DJ (not common here).   It turned out to be a late, fun night.   After such a big day, we had a much needed quiet day and night as a fa…

Gin, Gin, Halloween, PC swearing-in, a weekend in the rain

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To begin with, how awesome is that picture?  We are all so happy.   We are all in the ocean breeze enjoying the food, drink, and company.   That picture was taken a while back but I just got it and it just makes me smile to look at it. 

Moving on.... we have a cat.  Well, not really.  It's not ours, but it does come around a few times a week for food.  Even though Warren and I are both completely allergic to cats (much to our children's dismay) we are very excited to be feeding a cat because maybe, just maybe, she could help out with the lingering mouse problem.   When Holly was here she would never have allowed a cat to hang around, but now she's a welcome guest.  The kids have named her GinGin (short for Ginger) and have already fallen in love.   By the looks of it, she may be pregnant, so who know's what we are getting ourselves into....




Last Tuesday was Halloween.     Halloween isn't really celebrated here in Fiji.   The expat community celebrates though so a…