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Light and Dark

AUSTRALIA | Sunday, 12 Aug 2007 | Views [2697] | Comments [1]

A clear night in the remote desert, ochre red dust howls as children and dogs run wild, lit by lots of flickering open fires, people lounging on vehicles in various states of disrepair, like a scene from an indigenous version of Mad Max. On TV it would ... Read more >

Tags: aboriginal, children, culture, experience, family, festival, garma, health, indigenous, politics


A small footprint in Tam Ky

VIETNAM | Tuesday, 17 Jan 2006 | Views [3339]

A boy aged 9 sat on the bed quietly, having lost his right eye; a splinter of glass had got into it when he was 3, the family had not taken him to hospital at the time, and then last week he fell over and his eye-ball ruptured. The empty eye socket ... Read more >

Tags: doctors, footprints network, giving, health, hospitals & health, responsibility


A litany of small disasters ...

VIETNAM | Saturday, 7 Jan 2006 | Views [2981] | Comments [2]

Woke on the morning we were due to leave with the thought: WHAT are we DOING? The task at hand seemed (seems) dauting. Surprisingly, although the flight was full, both Kai and Riu were on their best behaviour and actually pretty much sat still or ... Read more >

Tags: accidents, adventures, disaster, family, health, kai, misadventures, travel with children


Darkness in Antigua

GUATEMALA | Friday, 11 Dec 1998 | Views [2944]

I was on the third tortilla when the world began to spin. I had just enough time to think "I'm going to throw up or pass out" so, not wanting to offend the lady at whose stall we were eating, I stood up. Gravity did the rest as my consciousness ... Read more >

Tags: accidents, danger, doctors, food, health, hospitals & health, travel insurance



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