Garden tour, beginning of dry season November 2017

I was asked for some photos of the garden at this time of year, welcome to take a look around!

The garden is, in a word, DRY!!!! Continue reading



This is a mock disease write up that I put together for a medical student who was about to travel abroad.   It captures some of the challenges of transitions that many of us nomads experience.  



Also known as Happy and Sad Syndrome (HASS)

written in jest (but only partly) by Katharine Norton


Transitionitis/HASS is a very common ailment affecting hundreds of travellers each year.  It is caused by the change in routine brought on by transition, and  anxieties (often  underlying) relating to the unknowns of the new location and losses associated with leaving the current location. Continue reading