This Woman’s Work

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Mariam was 21 months old when she died. Severely malnourished, her immune system low, the malaria she caught in hospital was too much for her tiny body. Continue reading


“It’s just macho bullsh*t”

So, had the last of my Hep B injections and purchased a year’s supply of antimalarials ¬†today. Doxycycline. ¬£64. Apparently these are the ‘good’ kind; I won’t arrive in Tanzania hallucinating and confused with feelings of persecution (?!), but it will make me sensitive to sunlight… Continue reading