Guilt

I'm home now. I'm feeling better but am I well? People say I look well They are encouraging  me,  I know  Bur... Part of my response is guilt! Guilt because in my head that means I'm well. Well enough to work?  I feel guilty 'cause I'm not. It's a geographical impossibility. My job in Tanzania … Continue reading Guilt

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

Shrinking World

Just over two weeks ago we were enjoying life on the equator and soaking up the sun on Diani Beach, South of Mombasa in Kenya and visiting Nairobi.   I had just accepted the role of Head of ICT at International School Seychelles in the middle of the Indian Ocean - we were moving there … Continue reading Shrinking World

Journeys

A day in Nairobi and I needed to get out and do something. For one I had no 'winter clothes' with me. One long sleeved top, no long trousers, two pairs of socks. I had packed for a short holiday on the equator, plenty of shorts, t-shirts, swimming trunks, a pair of sandals and fortuitously … Continue reading Journeys