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When the Sangoma read my bones...

It’s Christmas time so I’m going to keep it light; a little story about my time with a local traditional healer (not meant to say ‘witch doctor’..) – The Sangoma. 2,434 more words

A Nepalese witch doctor at work

While I was photographing my leprosy project in rural Nepal last year I came across an intriguing scene just across from my hotel (a tidy £2 per night). 160 more words


Witch Doctor

It might be time to get a new pediatrician!

La Paz

After the island trip in Copacabana, Luke and I got a bus to La Paz. It was a pretty old bus, a small local one, and we had to get off at one stage to cross the lake by boat while the bus went across on the barge. 914 more words


Friday Facts- November 7, 2014- Haruspices

I am in the throes of NaNoWriMo which is the madness of trying to write a 50,000 word novel in the 30 days of November. I hit 15,000 words last night and this story is rocking on at a crazy pace. 212 more words

Friday Facts

After some testing...

Seems like if I want to post images I can upload them from my phone but arranging them in a sort of gallery mode seems to need a desktop/laptop touch.



As Africans, it is considered part of our custom to consult with mallams, babalawos, dibias, and herbalists who also double as fortune tellers/soothsayers/(false)prophets. Once we consult these people, we commit shirk as this act is pure idolatry. 298 more words

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