I cannot finish writing about Australia without mentioning my birthday celebrations.
The day started with a Skype call to my son who was in Puerto Escondido, Oaxaca, Mexico. He’s been there for 3 months and we haven’t managed to speak until now. Despite a really rubbish connection and the 17-hour time difference, it was great to chat and catch up and wish each other a Happy New Year! It was definitely the best birthday present. Continue reading “Out with the old year”
The purpose of this visit to Australia is not to be a tourist but to see my friends. Some I haven’t seen for 21 years, others I saw briefly for a meal last year or the year before. Continue reading “Friendship”
I was fortunate to be awarded a Wellcome Trust Research Fellowship in 1982 with funding for three years, half the time to be spent in a department of my choice and the other half to be spent back in my lab at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine. Continue reading “A very special place”