Month: May 2019

Drowning

It’s getting to that time of the year when we can look forward to swimming, and time to review what we know about the process of drowning and how to recognize it: Drowning is not a noisy, dramatic event. Our body’s response to suffocation by water is quite different to the commonly held view that …

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The gua-gua ride

It’s 1992 and Adriana is anchored in the small port of Luperon on the north coast of Dominican Republic. The choice of provisions was sparse in Luperon so Carol and I decided we’d take the gua-gua to the much larger Puerto Plata in search of more interesting items, perhaps with sell-by dates still in the …

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