Tainui has been sold!

…I didn’t think I’d ever write that. It feels strange and more than a little unpleasant. But that’s my burden. Such rich memories.  As Fitzgerald said, “So we beat on, boats against the current, borne back ceaselessly into the past”.

My sojourn working on the out islands of Milne Bay in PNG has taught me that there are other vessels, other ways of practising medicine, other adventures. A difficult lesson, but learned. Next month it is back to Europe – a fortnight with Maxine in Moscow then down to Valetta to begin recovering hypothermic refugees in Libyan coastal waters. Well, for as long as my mortgage allows.

So, what t do with this website? I am loath to close it down. I am fond of writing my blogs and I’d like to keep it going, even though Tainui’s name will become a historical curiosity rather than central focus.

So, any suggestions and recommendations about this website would be most welcome. Seriously.


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