I want to say a big Thank You, to all the Mercy Air people, who we said goodbye to, after our 8 year association with MA, including 3 years living on the farm. We thank you for the beautiful photos of the staff who we have worked with, and the many generous words shared, some of which I will carry with me forever. I have some amazing memories to take with me, especially working with the Pastors in Mozambique, and with my team on the farm. Thank you for the gift of the Baobab tree print. When we find our home here in the UK ,we will send pictures to show it to you in its pride of place.
One of the things we started in SA was to take the The Times on line whatever you politics it just keeps us informed of home. the result is I have started writing in the comments back to the articles this is one such. https://www.thetimes.co.uk/edition/comment/covid-complacency-threatens-south-africa-mj92xzlsr It's difficult to know how to comment on this article. I think the writer was from SA but lives in the UK now, my home. There have been so many times I have wanted to write back to my people and say how bad things are here but I read the UK press and see the chaos at home. I think it's too early to tell the long term effects of Covid anywhere even here in SA. What I see is that more people will die of starvation and other diseases in SA in the next 2 years than Covid. Covid did not bring the government hospitals into the state mentioned many have been like that for a long time. If you're not SA you are often turned away from the hospital. In the township I'm conn