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Friday morning I was up again for the hospital. We had ward round and then I attended some teaching with the local medical students where they were presenting cases to the consultant and then we were being quizzed. I headed home afterwards and waited for the others. The Imperial students all got signed off, so were in a little longer than normal to talk their ways into signatures, as it was a week early. We spent most of the day in ...
... we got home just after 2am.
After about 4 hours sleep my alarm went off and I was back up and getting ready for the hospital. Today I was in clinic with my consultant. There were two local students who were nice in with us too. It was a really interesting clinic; we had patients with heart murmurs, Down's Syndrome, Peripheral Neuropathy, Diabetic complications and strokes. The consultant asked a lot ...
... a shop and bar which his brother owned. They got us all a beer, which I passed on so they got me some ginger wine. They then mixed the ginger wine with their beers. The music was loud and the locals friendly. After a couple drinks we headed back home where they didn't charge us for the beers or the ride. We were a bit confused as to why they had been so kind but arranged that they would take us to the volcano on ...
... I gave up and decided to walk up to Fort Charlotte. This is a fort, named after Queen Charlotte, wife of King George III, was build by the British in the 18th century and finished in 1803. The canons, so I learnt, face inland because it was to defend from island attacks from the settled French and Caribs. It was a tough walk up from town, especially as I was guessing the way based on the most likely route (keep walking uphill and hopefully I'll find it). I found ...
... she reads my mind "It might seem like I'm living in paradise... but it's not that easy. There are many challenges to living here. I've experienced just about everything here" She goes on to tell of some of those challenges. "When I have someone work on my house, sometimes they think they can rip me off because I'm a woman. There's a lot of bureaucracy. But I love this country and its people" She reminds me to be sure and greet everyone as I ...