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Oscar’s Heart Murmur

Last June we took Oscar to the docs for yet another infernal infection, poor mite, and during the routine check of ears, throat, lungs etc the doctor found a heart murmur. That moment is etched in my heart forever. All the clichés came true in one fell swoop. Time stood still. It felt like an… Continue reading Oscar’s Heart Murmur

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When Alfie Was Sick

16.03.2011 When Alfie Was SickOn Monday 7th March Pete set gaily off for the far off region of Chin state, in the north of Myanmar, to visit some of his clinics for the first time. A three day journey there and three days back plus plenty of time allowed for reaching the villages meant he… Continue reading When Alfie Was Sick