Month: October 2012

Home of Fred the Snake (and Dr. Peter)

Fred 2 on the way!

AT LAST! Bonnie Lemaire has finished the illustrations for the second Fred book, called “When Fred the snake goes to school”. They are well worth the wait, as shown in the one showing Fred acting as a skipping/jump rope for the school kids. The publisher hopes to get the book out before Christmas

Vietnam and China October 2012

We had not been in Vietnam before, but took the opportunity on our way to a medical meeting in China, because it has been recommended by many of our friends. We had only a few days, mainly in the largest city, Hanoi, so our impressions are selective and superficial, but certainly positive. The country is…
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My Chinese "Grandchildren"

You may be surprised to know that I have grandchildren in eastern countries like China, indeed some great and great great and maybe great great great grandchildren! I am referring to my students, where generations progress every 10-15 years. So, in China, I have been meeting young doctors who have been trained by someone who…
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