Scalpel's Edge

A surgeon's notes



January 29, 2016

My husband has a passion for finding ignored projects that can make a big difference.  Since moving to Nepal, he […]

Tansen Hospital

January 21, 2016

Over time, what was bizarre has become everyday.  I have worked at Tansen Hospital for eleven months now.  Initially, I […]

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January 17, 2016

I remember arriving in Nepal eleven months ago and feeling excited.  It was a new place, a new experience.  We […]

Reflections on Global Surgery

January 4, 2016

Working in Tansen has given me a different perspective on surgery.  Although I was interested in global surgery prior to […]

Merry Christmas from Nepal

December 26, 2015

Merry Christmas!  I spoke to friends and family yesterday and saw the warm weather, with people swimming and having BBQs, […]


November 17, 2015

A missionary friend here in Tansen has a great answer to any child misbehaviour – “They’re in transition”.  It’s not […]

Fun Friday

November 7, 2015

Time is rushing past.  It’s easier to write updates when I am studying language and have extra study time on […]

Moments of joy

October 1, 2015

Returning to the sink after four weeks My boy who learnt to tell the time, and now will not stand […]

Intensive Classes

September 23, 2015

About six weeks ago, we decided to extend our stay in Nepal for another year.  As a result of that, […]

I live in paradise

September 22, 2015

  The heavens declare the glory of God; the skies proclaim the work of his hands. Psalm 19:1  

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