Reflecting on childhood memories of PNG’s first PM visit

By Paul Minga THE BUZZING HELICOPTER took my childhood attention unexpectedly by storm in offloading PNG’s first PM Michael Thomas Somare was at where now Kerowil Singirok, PNGDF Engineering Battalion Highlands base is located. Every Papua New Guinean born before or after independence has their own story to share, reflect, reminisce, highlight and tell othersContinue reading “Reflecting on childhood memories of PNG’s first PM visit”

Kurai Memorial Awards Judging is in progress

Next week we will meet our three judges for Ples Singsing’s inaugural awards for short-biography writing. The judges are professional writers and avid fiction readers, who are recognised as Wantok Blong Ples Singsing (Associate Members). The judges will bring to bear their own wealth of knowledge and experience in writing, editing and publishing of fictionContinue reading “Kurai Memorial Awards Judging is in progress”

Two recent poems by Jimmy Awagl

The Cracking Dawn A fading darkness embracing the earth Segregating the earth before sunrise As the eyes of the bleeding flame Glow in the hanging fog Scattered moisture departing tree tops A lone placid sea turns blood With the ink of the heavenly flame As the infant dawn casts its shadow Commanding the wind toContinue reading “Two recent poems by Jimmy Awagl”

PNG youth is trapped in the web of modernity

Philip Kai Morre Keith Jackson & Friends: PNG Attitude, 27 December 2022 KUNDIAWA – Youth in Papua New Guinea is a time bomb that our country is adding in its drift towards anarchy. Even as far back as the 2011 national census, 60% of PNG’s estimated population of 7.3 million was aged under 25. ItContinue reading “PNG youth is trapped in the web of modernity”

Meeting Penny

Raymond Sigimet Keith Jackson & Friends: PNG Attitude, 18 August 2022 “I heard footsteps brushing against the grass and crackling the dry leaves. I looked up and was surprised to see a pretty young woman, all Afro and earrings” FLASH FICTION – This is my story of Penny, someone I met unexpectedly. On a Wednesday. OurContinue reading “Meeting Penny”