Plastic or matka

Living in a place of perpetual rainbows and breath taking views, the plastic in our lives in jarring. We’re not going to start wearing clothes of hemp (just yet). But in a way to ditch the artificial, we made a small change. We went MUD. Continue reading

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Published: Addressing stillbirth in India must include men

Happy to annouce the publication of our article in Issues in Mental Health Nursing based on research done in Chhattisgarh with colleagues at Christian Hospital Mungeli. Happy to be 3rd author on this and a big thank you to Dr.Lisa Roberts (Loma Linda Univ). Will explore these themes in more depth, should the oppportunity arise. Follow the link:http://www.tandfonline.com/eprint/IZIARnGz4y3HJB5b2ji4/full

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This was Monday

‘Winter is coming’. While the rest of India still experiences sweltering heat, we inhaled clouds. We sat on the red brick porch in our fold out camping chairs. We drank tea and watched the mist roll in. We drank another cup of tea and watched the mist roll out. We inhaled clouds. We talked. We read. We drank tea. We mocked the birds. We imitated the tweeteetweeewee and the pockhocpocwhik. We walked with Abroozi. Finally we made had made it home to our own little piece of heaven. We left Mungeli sooner than expected. We feel sad for those we had left behind. All but one could appreciate our efforts. Dismissed at the end. It still confuses me.¬†We did what we could in the time that we had. Now we enjoy the rewards of this beautiful place.

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