Monthly Archives: July 2014

Things I Have Learned About Having Malaria and Typhoid At The Same Time

Dear Mom, WE’RE ALL ABSOLUTELY FINE. Now. I’m sorry I didn’t tell you at the time, but I thought you’d had enough to fret about this month, what with Ruby in hospital and all four of us down with some … Continue reading

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A Birthday to Remember

We arrived in Balmer, San Pédro on the evening of the day we were diagnosed with typhoid, 7th June. Zola was far more concerned with how many days remained till his 10th birthday – as is traditional in the Sampson … Continue reading

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