Happy 2019 and welcome to the new Postcards from Mel site! The last year was a wonderful whirlwind. It kicked off with an all-night gong ceremony in Iceland, getting marooned in a snowstorm in Taunton, and then escaping to the tropical heat of Singapore. By March I had arrived down under for a week in Melbourne... Continue Reading →
I've had soaking wet feet for almost a week now and suspect I'm developing some kind of foot rot - my feet are all swollen and have turned a shade of purple.
This is a tropical archipelago boasting live, lava-spewing volcanoes, it’s a place where cannibals feasted on eager missionaries until fairly recently, where dugongs casually snuffle along the ocean bed, and where the local tribesmen demonstrate their masculinity by bungee jumping, naked, from a scaffold with only a vine tied around their ankles.