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News from Angus

July 12, 2015

Now for an interview with our youngest, Angus, who is five and started at school here this year. What do […]


Missing

July 11, 2015

I have been in Nepal for four months now, and I love it.  The whole family enjoys this version of […]


I claim thee, in the name of general surgery (and Friday’s list)

July 10, 2015

With a change to being a more general surgeon, I have picked up a few procedures which weren’t my responsibility […]


Friday’s List – General Surgical Outpatients (monsoon edition)

July 4, 2015

Usually on a Friday I am in theatre, but yesterday I was in outpatients.  Outpatients at Tansen Hospital works differently […]


News from Jacob

July 2, 2015

I wanted to spend some time sharing some interviews with my kids, so those of you who know them, and […]


Friday Cases – June 26

June 27, 2015

As a demonstration of my surgical life at UMN Tansen, I have been sharing what I do each Friday in […]


Green Lighted

June 23, 2015

After confirmation with our employers and our mission agency, Luke and I and our family have been approved to stay […]


A Tansen Friday in June

June 20, 2015

I’m going to try to keep sharing random days, so my first world and non-medical friends can get an idea […]


Missionary discomfort

June 18, 2015

Ever since we started to organise our trip to Nepal, we have been called “missionaries” by various people and agencies. […]


Relaxation

June 16, 2015

Last week our family took a week to visit Pokhara, the local tourist town, with Luke’s parents.  They visited Tansen […]

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