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Tweet Share I’ve written before about my time working in Vietnam, and what a challenge it was in regards to managing my diabetes. I never actually planned to go to Vietnam, it was one of those pleasant situations in life where the opportunity presented itself and I thought I’d be a fool not to make…

Tweet Share At ten past seven this morning, I waved our son Joe off on a French exchange. He’s 14 now, and much taller than my wife Jacqui, but he still seems quite young for such a challenging adventure. Even all these years later, I remember how scary it was going off on a French…

Tweet Share It’s that time of the year: time for a holiday. Diabetes is never part of the decision making process when I book a holiday: diabetes does not dictate where I go, when I go or what I do when I get there. However, as the holiday approaches, diabetes adds to the planning. Diabetes…

Tweet Share Jamie and I met in Madagascar where we both loved watching the wild lemurs. Since then we have remained friends and been to Greece, Belize and South Africa. So when Jamie suggested a trip to check out the gorillas in Uganda, of course I was going to go. Or was I? OK, let’s…