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... involved with the teaching side of it. It was a great experience for my brother Ollie as he had a really young boy to look after and sit with. Personally I think he did a great job reading and drawing with him.
Later that day we went to watch the Under 13's, Under 15's and the Under 17's play a match. It was great to see how dedicated and talented they all were. Of course all three age groups won their game! After the match ...
... 90% of the patients they treat are from road traffic accidents. I'm no public health expert but this seems like such a needless burden on the health system and a scary risk the people of Accra have to take whenever they want to go anywhere.
Orthopaedic teaching is good and I have seen a lot of things that aren't common in the UK, such as TB of the hip and back and chronic osteomyelitis. It seems that being a bit of a character is ...
... he had to leave to go back to
I had arranged with the hotel for a late check-out of 2:00
pm so we could meet Joel Meeker at the airport and then head down the
coast. Unfortunately, I was a bit
confused since they run on military time, and what I thought was a 2:30 arrival
time was actually 4:30… So we had a
little extra time to kill. Mr. Meeker’s
plane landed on time and we started out ...
... could continue. I wanted out. I wanted to go back to all of my 'comforts' because it would be easier. This was too hard, too much effort to live this way. But then I looked around and reality hit me. The majority of Ghana lives this way. The majority of Ghana lives with so much less. They don't have running water or a bed or electricity. But they are smiling. Children greet me on the dirt streets with a smile and laugh. Their mothers wave to me in ...
On dit souvent qu'on ne voit pas le temps passer, et je trouve que c'est très vrai ici. Après 3 mois à Accra, on s'aperçoit que finalement, les jours se suivent et se ressemblent : 12 heures de soleil suivi de 12 heures de nuit, 365 jours par an... Une température qui varie très peu aussi à l'année longue.
Par exemple, l'Halloween. D'habitude, il fait froid ou au moins frais, il y a du vent, c'est clairement l'automne. Ici, non... Peu de citrouilles, pas de ...