Map of Kiribati


The first cinematic image of myself, is my sitting on a coral shore, my baby mouth thrown back and lustily drinking from a giant coconut…

New Zealand - North Island

North Island

A New Zealand childhood has become cliched into halcyon sun drenched days where children swam and played untroubled by dark thoughts…

New Zealand - The East Cape, North Island

The East Cape

The East Coast sun and sea bakes and salts us into the condition of ginger bread…

East China

Map of East China

Dear Mum and Dad
I will be flying to a school in Harbin, in northern China. I will be given full time employment. My flight is this Friday in the early hours of the morning ...

  • Educating Mao

Lloyd teaching in Kurdistan

Lloyd teaching in Kurdistan


The author with students in Kurdistan

Map of Kurdistan

Map of Mongolia

Map of Mongolia



As a final bow to 1967, I performed as a boy courtier in the Unity Theatre's children's play Puss‑in‑Boots