Series Two


Chapter 9

“Come Together” – The Wesleys are invited to a feast in the village to celebrate their arrival. They meet Chief Papa Pierre and are treated to Laplap as well as, to Emily’s consternation, some very unusual meat…

Released 24/03/24

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Chapter 10

“Piggies” – Richard drinks Kava root for the first time, resulting in them having to stay the night in the village. In the morning, Abby must trek back through the forest with three still intoxicated men, three grumpy children and a large lady pig…

Released 31/03/24

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Chapter 11

“The Fool on the Hill” – The Wesleys finally make it back to The Haus and the pig joins the family. Back in Helvetica, John clashes with the Chairman of the Parish Council over the wanton displays of nudity at Beltane…

Released 07/04/24

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Chapter 12

“A Hard Day’s Night” – John speaks to Beltane benefactor, Fay Derrick, regarding nudity at future festivals and is amazed by her response. With the TV remote on the blink, John enjoys showing Zlata some local landmarks before discovering he has rats in his ceiling…

Released 14/04/24

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Series One


Chapter 1

John sees Abigail and family off at Heathrow as they begin their journey to Vanuatu. Then after a drunken evening with old army friends, John sends his first letter from Helvetica…

Released 30/04/23

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Chapter 2

After her horrendously long journey, Abby wakes up in a luxury hotel and meets Martin the German. Back in Helvetica, John introduces the new house Elf to Penstruther Grange…

Released 07/05/23

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Chapter 3

In “Another Girl”, John finds out rather more than he expected about Zlata the new House Elf, and meets one of the new owners of “Celliwig”. Abby is thrilled that John has agreed to email rather than snail-mail…

Released 14/05/23

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Chapter 4

The Wesley family sail up the coast of Vanuatu in the research vessel, ‘Gloria’, and get their first glimpse of Burbango Island. And they meet smiling Stephen.

Released 21/05/23

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Chapter 5

Arriving on Burbango, Abby sees “Haos Blong Olfala” for the first time. In Helvetica, John attends the Parish Council and prepares for the festival of Beltane…

Released 28/05/23

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Chapter 6

John enjoys a stupendous Croatian meal prepared by Zlata and is taken aback by ‘skyclad’ dancing around the bonfire at Beltane. Abby meets Egbert and Bettina for the first time…

Released 04/06/23

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Chapter 7

Abby describes their extraordinary house and tells John all about the food that is available for them to eat and how they obtain it.

Released 11/06/23

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Chapter 8

Abby learns about the marine life that surrounds them and The Wesley Family solve the problem of having no washing machine by not wearing clothes. But will Bettina be offended…

Released 18/06/23

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