The Marvellous Dr Christie

Here is an update on Alfie and his terrible cough, as posted here.  This is what happened that very afternoon!  I should mention that he hasn't coughed a speck since.  Not once at all.  Quite mystifying but a great relief! At the Ulster Independent Clinic Dr Sharon Christie takes charge and immediately a battery of tests … Continue reading The Marvellous Dr Christie

Tummy Bugs

Tummy Bugs Whether a short-term visitor or long-term resident, you won’t get away without a few bouts of upset tummy whilst in Yangon.  Some are more sensitive than others but it will take time for your gut to become accustomed to its new surroundings and bacteria, and your physical health will be compromised by the … Continue reading Tummy Bugs

Baby’s Birthday

So, following the diagnosis of Gestational Diabetes, the next bombshell was that we’ll be having a planned C-section at 38 weeks. This is because GD babies are always on the big side, and as we know already I tend to throw a big foal (in the immortal words of my father, though he was talking … Continue reading Baby’s Birthday

Life Threatening Illness

Life Threatening Illness As this is a chronicle of family life with the Wilson Blades’s I can’t really go without mentioning our recent adventure with Pete’s Life-Threatening-Illness, as it has now become known in the family. Now that we are able to, erhem, laugh about it so to speak… Pete had a lot of field … Continue reading Life Threatening Illness

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

The Chickens are No More

16.02.2011 The Chickens are No MoreThe chickens on the compound are, well, gone. Disappeared. They may be ex-chickens. Or in fact, um, dead. The baby chickens have been gone for a while, I just didn’t like to tell you. We woke one morning to find no baby chickens, I mean chicks(we speak Alfie speak all … Continue reading The Chickens are No More