Category Archives: Photos

“Be ashamed of miseries you did not cause”

Last Thursday I had the privilege of graduating from medical school.  The week was a whirlwind of ceremonies, dinners, receptions, trips to the airport, (and even a brewery tasting!) that I was pleased to share with my parents, sister and a few

“Be ashamed of miseries you did not cause”

Last Thursday I had the privilege of graduating from medical school.  The week was a whirlwind of ceremonies, dinners, receptions, trips to the airport, (and even a brewery tasting!) that I was pleased to share with my parents, sister and a few

Learning to take pictures using film…

…is an expensive venture. I recently just developed a role of Fuji BW400 and unfortunately something went wrong causing all my photos to look like they are from a newspaper printed in 1980.  One of my friends suggested this was

Learning to take pictures using film…

…is an expensive venture. I recently just developed a role of Fuji BW400 and unfortunately something went wrong causing all my photos to look like they are from a newspaper printed in 1980.  One of my friends suggested this was

So long Durban

Having spent the last 6 weeks in Durban, I’ve spent very little time writing about this vibrant city.  I’ve had a lovely time visiting the areas around Durban, eating at some nice restaurants in town, eating some good Indian/Pakistani food

So long Durban

Having spent the last 6 weeks in Durban, I’ve spent very little time writing about this vibrant city.  I’ve had a lovely time visiting the areas around Durban, eating at some nice restaurants in town, eating some good Indian/Pakistani food

It’s like the Lion King! (without lions…)

I couldn’t resist posting on this. I went to a game park called hluhluwe (pronounced: Shlushlooway… as if that helps). It was amazing. The first night we decided to take advantage of the relative safety of St. Lucia (the town

It’s like the Lion King! (without lions…)

I couldn’t resist posting on this. I went to a game park called hluhluwe (pronounced: Shlushlooway… as if that helps). It was amazing. The first night we decided to take advantage of the relative safety of St. Lucia (the town

A final thought on… food

I am startling to get settled now in Durban, South Africa where I will spend the next six weeks.  And while I will certainly return to discuss aspects of Angola and my brief time there, I will probably be writing

A final thought on… food

I am startling to get settled now in Durban, South Africa where I will spend the next six weeks.  And while I will certainly return to discuss aspects of Angola and my brief time there, I will probably be writing

The Surgeon Who Finished Sixth Grade (part 3)

For Paolo, already a nurse and de facto surgeon, continuing education does not mean an MPH or a PhD.  In recent years, he attended night school and last year he finally finished the 10th grade.  Of course, this is not

The Surgeon Who Finished Sixth Grade (part 3)

For Paolo, already a nurse and de facto surgeon, continuing education does not mean an MPH or a PhD.  In recent years, he attended night school and last year he finally finished the 10th grade.  Of course, this is not

The Surgeon Who Finished Sixth Grade (part 2)

Paolo is a tall mustachioed man who looks a score younger than his 52 years.  In his teens, the realities of the Angolan civil war and the fear of being agarrado (a not-so-nice version of being drafted) kept his family on the

The Surgeon Who Finished Sixth Grade (part 2)

Paolo is a tall mustachioed man who looks a score younger than his 52 years.  In his teens, the realities of the Angolan civil war and the fear of being agarrado (a not-so-nice version of being drafted) kept his family on the