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Robert F. Kay's Blog – November 2011 Archive (8)

A Conversation with Teri Tico--Part 3

 

This is the third of a three part series of interviews with Ms. Teri Tico (at left) producer of of MISS SOUTH PACIFIC:BEAUTY AND THE SEA which recently screened at the Hawaii…

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Added by Robert F. Kay on November 26, 2011 at 12:00am — No Comments

A Conversation with Teri Tico--Part 2

This is the second of a three part series of interviews with Ms. Teri Tico (at left) producer of of MISS SOUTH PACIFIC:BEAUTY AND THE SEA which recently screened at the Hawaii International Film Festival.…

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Added by Robert F. Kay on November 22, 2011 at 11:30pm — No Comments

A Conversation with Teri Tico--Part 1

This is the first of a three part series of interviews with Ms. Teri Tico (at left) producer of of MISS SOUTH PACIFIC:BEAUTY AND THE SEA…

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Added by Robert F. Kay on November 18, 2011 at 11:30pm — No Comments

On Fiji Islands -- The Spirits's Way-- Chapter 3.34

Making camp involved rolling out our mats on the springy tangle of vines and long grass, putting the bedding on them, and hoping there would be no rain. We decided not to risk a fire, and dined on sardines and pilot biscuits washed down with water.…



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Added by Robert F. Kay on November 13, 2011 at 9:30pm — No Comments

Belated Veterans Day post--A visit to Bilo Battery and a very American WW II relic

I really have to admire the Fiji Museum for taking the mundane and making it really interesting. They also gave me a great idea for a belated Veteran's Day post.

 

As readers may know, Viti Levu, was riddled with gun fortifications aka batteries during the Second World War.…

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Added by Robert F. Kay on November 11, 2011 at 10:30pm — No Comments

My favorite Fiji Movie of all time

T he other day the Fiji Museum posted a story about a 1954 film called His Majesty O'Keefe.  It was filmed in Fiji and starred one of my favorite Hollywood actors, Burt Lancaster.

This is not a film that won an academy…

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Added by Robert F. Kay on November 7, 2011 at 11:00am — No Comments

On Fiji Islands -- The Spirits's Way-- Chapter 3.33

The trail continued to rise more often than it fell. We expected to find the spring mentioned by Ratu Lemeki around each corner, though it was hard to see how water could exist anywhere on these barren slopes. Eventually patches of vegetation became more frequent. Once or twice we caught…

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Added by Robert F. Kay on November 6, 2011 at 9:00pm — No Comments

On Fiji Islands -- The Spirits' Way-- Chapter 3.32

Derek was astonished at how the land he remembered as green (he was last here in a wet season) was now the fawn colour of an autumn prairie. He had revived when the worst of the climb was behind us, and began to point out the regular outlines of terracing on anciently fortified hills. To our…

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Added by Robert F. Kay on November 2, 2011 at 11:00pm — No Comments

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