Last night in Zambia

It’s my last night. I have had my farewell sundowner at Kapani Salt Pans, been serenaded with “For he’s a jolly good fellow” and received a great present – coffee table book of photographs from the valley. I had my last game drive this morning and saw half a dozen lions and a leopard, as… Continue reading Last night in Zambia

Witchdoctor

The young man staggered into my consultation room and flopped down onto the chair. He was grimacing in pain and grabbing at his stomach. I asked him a few questions about the pain, but didn’t get many answers. “He has bellyache, isn’t it obvious, doc?” asked Daillies, my trusty translator. I explained that a hundred… Continue reading Witchdoctor