I’m at it again. The to and fro of the train, the sun coming through the windows. The train is […]
Calling base to report live chicken in car :)
We all pile in to the car, hungry after a morning’s work. A song is chosen (it takes 2 to […]
Meet me under the tree
“Mduduzi, where is the teaching this afternoon?” “The room in maternity is taken – meet me under the tree” #teachingunderthetree […]
Welcome to Doro – where dreams do become reality
In 1999, James Orbinski accepted the Nobel Peace Prize on behalf of MSF. I know I’ve wanted to work with […]
Why fieldwork? Because it feeds the inner motor.
I love trains. Airplanes. Boats. Long road trips. Motorcycles. But especially trains. There is something so civilized about a train. […]
RLS? Say what now?
Resource Limited Setting. RLS. Sometimes also called RCS. Resource Constrained Setting. In the Global Health arena, this has become a […]
Tipping on the Cape
As we ran home, the adrenaline high kicking in, the feeling of the interior metronome having reset itself, I realized that somewhere between the tormented Atlantic Ocean, that African Red Earth and the Immaculata High School race track I had hit something. I had hit my Runner’s tipping point.
#happysoundslike this beautiful cackle of kids laughing their heads off and out-posing each other. I will send the photos back for the families to cherish – the memories, in return, are mine to keep 🙂
Tales of Survival
In the space of a second, recognition, hope, instinct, relief, but mostly, love in its purest form, flash before me –
My goggles fog up when I cry
The next morning, I came in, weary, unsure. I was so afraid to turn that corner…