Day: 24 August 2012


Yellow Fever – in Black and White

With a surname like Smit, Jan was as Dutch as you could get. Known for their forthrightness and thriftiness,Jan was typically Dutch and tells this story with great pride. “I was in Nigeria last month. And do you know I forgot to take my International Health Card. So at the Immigration I was given two …


A mother’s blessings

I don’t know the origin of this email but one of my friends sent it to me last night. I loved the painted feathers though I wonder at the sentiment of a mother’s love. May be birds don’t fly away, but I’ve heard of cats eating up their young and an experiment when a mother monkey stepped …