Toastmasters Speech #8 – Papua New Guniea

 ‘We advise you to exercise a high degree of caution in Papua New Guinea because of high levels of serious crime.  Car jackings, assaults, bag snatching and robberies are common. Walking after dark is particularly dangerous. You should also consider travelling in a convoy or with a security escort.’ I’m going to Papua New Guinea…

Toastmasters speech #4 – Eating insects

Imagine sitting down to a bowl of big slimy lave. Or crunching on some grasshoppers.  Sounds gross doesn’t it? Has anyone here actually eaten one? Perhaps while they’ve been travelling overseas? The ancient Romans considered beetle larvae to be gourmet fare, and the Old Testament mentions eating crickets and grasshoppers. Generally I don’t go around…