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MARCH, 2010

 2 + 2 = 3, and 25

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right, so i guess the most important news since the last blog is that we are back on the bikes once more and Ians leg is back to its usual self with yet another scar! Ian has also turned 25! his birthday was in Saturday 27th and just like the true Pro that he is he cycled over 82miles just for a beer!

Back on Nkhata bay when we met 2 fantastic girls, Sarah and Helen. When they descovered we would soon be travelling down the same road a few days after them, they decided to set up the 'tat trail' a series of packages for us to collect from hotel and hostels along the way. These ranged from a tub of toss (washing powder, honestly) and deoderant (i think they were trying to say something) to phone numbers of a couple of nurses! the climax of the ...

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posted by   March 29, 2010 2:59 PM  EyeOnAfrica  comments (2)


 On the mend

Hey everyone,

I thought I’d give you a quick update on how the leg is doing.  It actually became a bit touch and go for a while.  The day after my last blog my lower leg began to expand with my foot showing the worse signs of swelling.  I wasn’t sure what was happening but knew it wasn’t a good sign so decided to return to the hospital.  I went to see another doctor, who seemed to know slightly more, he was quite concerned and decided that I should see a specialist immediately.  So I went to see the specialist whom was very concerned and I mean very concerned, so concerned that it really shock me up.  He decided that I not only needed another minor operation, which he did straight away, but I needed to stay in the hospital for 2-3 days on an IV drip of antibiotics.  I ...

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posted by   March 19, 2010 12:18 PM  EyeOnAfrica  comments (6)


 A nasty fright from a spider bite