Tagged with Health

An oasis in Jozi: Impala Fruit and Veg

An oasis in Jozi: Impala Fruit and Veg

The weekly grocery shop.  You would think that we could just go to the supermarket right? Wrong.  The supermarkets here, unlike the UK and probably every other country on Earth, don’t actually stock everything that you need under one roof so you often are driving here, there and everywhere to fulfil your weekly grocery list.  … Continue reading

Trying to give blood in the UK and SA

Trying to give blood in the UK and SA

I’m so frustrated right now. I’ve been trying to donate blood for 10 years but have been refused every time. When I was younger it was usually because I had a recent piercing or tattoo. Fair enough, the needles do come with a risk of infection, especially with some of the dodgy parlours around. Since … Continue reading

Yuk!

Yuk!

Just so you know, having Hep A, Hep B and Rabies shots in one session make you feel yukky, and with very sore arms!  Still, I probably feel better than I would if I actually contracted said diseases.  6 more shots to go……… Although none of the above are absolutely necessary for entry into SA, … Continue reading