Back from my favourite fishing port in the Pacific: Noro, in the Solomon Islands.
If only the government was to support it in way to maintain the international obligations they assumed, it would be fantastic.
Advances are slow, but forthcoming... the fisheries regulatory presence is strengthening, and a new guard of committed fisheries officers is rolling in.
I'm very proud to have been involved with the place for the last 15 years in various roles... I have friends there now, and in many ways feels a bit like my 2nd home in the Pacific. (In fact the seeds for the "Noro Pizza & Espresso" are been planted :-)
While there the elections took place (never an easy time there), but so far so good. The fact that the Present primer minister was ousted from his electorate by a teacher may mean lot. Here are some images: