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Dec
3

Martin and Katrina

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Last Sunday I visited Liverpool for the final day of our service with BMS.  We joined BMS almost twenty years ago in January 1996 and the first place they sent us to, for Katrina to study tropical medicine, was...Liverpool!  It's been an amazing journey for us all and we can't ... Read more

Aug
19

Martin and Katrina

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"Long time no hear" you might rightly be thinking.  Sorry about that; life moves at a more gentle pace here and there are less things of excitement to share. Katrina was able to start work in the third week of July with a two week induction course.  Since then she's started ... Read more

Jun
19

Martin and Katrina

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Subject: Week of 19 June 2015 Greetings from Shipley, Yorkshire!  We're back in our own house and have spent the last week or so doing paperwork and shopping.  Setting up home from scratch was a lot of work even though its our own house.  We're incredibly grateful to Shipley Baptist Church for ... Read more

May
15

Martin & Katrina

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This week life was returning to some sort of normal. But then just when everyone was thinking the ground might be firm again........... another quake. Katrina was on the fourth floor of a cracked hospital building surrounded by terrified, screaming staff - the patients had already moved to tents outside because ... Read more

May
8

Martin and Katrina

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Life is slowly starting to return to almost normal, at least for those of us in Kathmandu, though there are still 2-3 minor earthquakes each day to remind us​how fragile the calm is. You may remember that my final year medical students at PAHS have spent the last 5 months working ... Read more

May
7

Martin and Katrina

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Today the teashop near my office reopened and I was able to have lunch in familiar surroundings again.  Trying to get back to normal has become the focus here in Kathmandu, but outside the city its different.  The family that runs the teashop had been to their home about 30 ... Read more

May
7

Martin and Katrina

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Wednesday afternoon and I’m at home after returning from church.  This was the first chance I’d had to catch up on the news.   As the initial earthquake was during our service and the building is a strong one we had no direct casualties there.  However two people from church who ... Read more

Apr
1

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Mar
21

Martin & Katrina

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The Butterworth's News 20th March 2015 Among all the "phasing outs" I'm facing in the next couple of months I think the most difficult for me is going to be our church charity.  It's not that they're in denial or anything like that, just that its the responsibility I've probably got the most ... Read more

Feb
27

Martin & Katrina

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The Butterworth's News 20th February 2015 Dear Friends, I am now back in Kathmandu after a really good two weeks first in Gorkha, and then a brief trip to Amp Pipal hospital followed by running a two day palliative care course in Pokhara.  Amp Pipal is another of our teaching sites (photo), about ... Read more

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