Africa Playlist

As my link to Africa comes to an end for now. So I thought I'd share an Africa playlist - different to the others as it contains not only songs which contain the word Africa but also some of the songs which were popular while we were out there - played in the bars and … Continue reading Africa Playlist

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Feathered Friends

A submission to this week's photo challenge on the theme of  Friend One thing I really miss about Tanzania is the bird life. The wide variety of birdlife in our garden there cannot be matched in the UK - the vast majority of photos were taken in our garden in Mwanza. You can find many … Continue reading Weekly Photo Challenge: Feathered Friends

Twenty Two Years

Today is our twenty second wedding anniversary. We are spending it over 4000 miles apart. The toughest part for both of us has been the trans-continental split in the family. We have been apart for over almost six weeks and will be for almost two months more. The challenge of the Myeloma and its treatments … Continue reading Twenty Two Years

Wired to the World

I am stuck in a side ward a room no bigger than 5m by 3m at it's biggest. The outbreak of vomiting virus means that I have not been out of the room for almost 5 days. It would be very easy to go 'stir crazy' in here. In fact since Maunday Thursday (April 13th) … Continue reading Wired to the World

Falling off a Cliff

The past two and a half weeks have been a whirlwind. It seemed that for a long time my body was struggling on with all of the various ailments I was suffering which I put down to age and aching muscles and I carried on virtually unaffected until I broke my fibula. Even the shoulder … Continue reading Falling off a Cliff