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UK Paramedic in Gaza: What I've been up to so far

Originally posted at Paramedics in Gaza

I’ve been in Gaza for nearly six weeks now, and I’ve largely found my feet. I plan my days around when there will be electricity, know when I’m being overcharged in a taxi and can drink 3 cups of sugary tea without getting the shakes. 453 more words

Lying in the Bottom of the Boxes

At the house yesterday and today we got the “wet area flooring” meaning we now have plank vinyl in our bathrooms and the utility/mud room. Immediately following “the floor guy” was the “tile guy” patiently going through the multiple phases one has to go through in order to get tile in the wet areas. 939 more words

Building Home Again

Waiting for something

We went to bed last night unsure as to what the situation would be today and had an uneasy sleep. Fortunately we awoke to news that while there had been airstrike retaliations by Israeli military overnight, no casualties had been reported. 623 more words