Title: Catherine Dupre (Mongolia)

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URL: http://mongoliannursingadventure.blogspot.com/

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back in the UK - 15/Mar/2011 14:44 - 4817 days ago
so - its been a while, I left mongolia on 4th December 2010.  I spent two weeks making my way from London to Lockerbie.&nbs...
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My last ride– frozen eyelashes, looking cool and fake babies...... - 29/Nov/2010 08:35 - 4923 days ago
Since I have been in Mongolia I have slowly but surely embraced horse riding. It is something I was so looking forward to doing,...
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Nakedness, Mitts 'n' Gritts, and Muugii gets her bum out.... - 29/Nov/2010 08:30 - 4923 days ago
My colleagues wanted to do something special for me in my last week, and decided that a trip to the‘саун’ was in order. ...
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my farewell quiz, two mongolian babies and vodka for lunch - 29/Nov/2010 04:03 - 4923 days ago
Aaah, life in UB, the pace never lets up, the madness never subsides, the pavements are slippery icy, the stray dogs have gone a...
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root canal, domesticity, and I forgot the other thing - 16/Nov/2010 02:47 - 4936 days ago
So - I went to the dentist..........I had been given the telephone number of a Korean dentist, who spoke perfect english, and wh...
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What -15 feels like. And how I am a walking cliche. - 12/Nov/2010 02:18 - 4940 days ago
Aaah, winter is upon us, the ice is creeping over the pavements like a subtle spill of slippery slidiness.  The temper...
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the pub quiz is dead, long live the pub quiz - 05/Nov/2010 07:18 - 4947 days ago
its true, the pub quiz is no more.  Sad times.In the last month I have been busy busy.  I have been involved in design...
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The post-apocalyptic Fun Fair and the curious incident of the peace corps in the night time - 22/Oct/2010 03:18 - 4961 days ago
za za za, I am trying to collate my brain cells to write a 15 minute lesson on Cardiac Surgery Nursing, which is hard, as that i...
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the night train, the hypnoscreen and three dramatic characters - 20/Oct/2010 02:51 - 4963 days ago
Hi - so, wow, I didnt realise it had been a whole month since the last post.  Since then, I have had my friend C staying - ...
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dancing geese, daylight robbery, and falling off a horse - 19/Sep/2010 09:35 - 4994 days ago
Soooo, whats been happening.......Well, UB has been the usual crazy noisy dust bucket it always is, thought the weather has been...
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four meetings and a party - 09/Sep/2010 06:15 - 5004 days ago
I am meeting'ed out man.  New VSO vols have arrived, and in addition to the ICT working group meeting, the VolCom meeting, ...
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a candlelit quiz, galloping through the steppe, and the best breakfast ever. - 30/Aug/2010 06:51 - 5014 days ago
Over the last couple of weeks I have had a right old time of it.  The days after the music festival I took very easy, as I ...
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Thats not James, its James! - 09/Aug/2010 03:47 - 5035 days ago
Wowee, what a week.  I had some days off as I had  friend come to visit me from the UK for a week.  I had to work...
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men at work - 29/Jul/2010 02:05 - 5046 days ago
wotcha.This week I have been mostly sweating.  I know I say it a lot but it is SO HOT here, and the humidity has just been ...
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random bits and bobs - 23/Jul/2010 11:44 - 5052 days ago
I keep writing blog posts and they get longer and longer, and I still don’t ever say all the things I want to, all the interes...
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Nadaam pants and horses - 19/Jul/2010 08:58 - 5056 days ago
Sooo, I have had a week off work, kind of enforced as my interpreter wanted to go on holiday, and there is not much I can do at ...
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I have something in my eye - 10/Jul/2010 06:35 - 5065 days ago
With all this dust flying around, I have permanently gritty eyes and it bugs me.Anyway - life has been pretty quiet lately, just...
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Street life - 25/Jun/2010 03:01 - 5080 days ago
Aaah UB.  What a city.  Every day brings new curiosities and puzzlements.  Just walking around here is an experie...
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When you're in UB - 21/Jun/2010 03:06 - 5084 days ago
I always talk abotu what I have done and how I feel and what I think etc, as I am an egomaniac, and that is how I roll.  Ho...
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this chicken has really big talons.... - 17/Jun/2010 03:19 - 5088 days ago
Yesterday I had such a super fun day!  I went with my friends who make the TV show here, to the countryside where they were...
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Couple more things from the conference - 14/Jun/2010 03:48 - 5091 days ago
There are a couple of things I forgot to mention about the conference, the first one, is about finding the snake!!ONe of the boy...
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Slipping standards - 09/Jun/2010 10:01 - 5096 days ago
Yes Mother, you are right, I have been using my blog as a way of bitching and moaning, and its boring - I began to think of it l...
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total system collapse - 02/Jun/2010 02:02 - 5103 days ago
Uh oh......When I was 16 I had Glandular Fever.  Glandular fever is a bit like cystitis, or 'nam, if you havent experienced...
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Summer sun, somethin's begun - 01/Jun/2010 03:53 - 5104 days ago
Sain bain uu!Well, I still have the stinking cold but the sun is BLAZING! This weekend was like being on a mediterranean holiday...
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ok, who pulled the plug on my energy supply...? - 26/May/2010 02:42 - 5110 days ago
I feel CRAP! Despite two very early nights, healthy supper at 6pm then straight to bed with a movie then sleep, I am utterly dra...
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Now I know how Britney and the rest of them feel. Sigh. - 25/May/2010 03:26 - 5111 days ago
OK, so before I left the UK, I was interviewed by the Nursing Standard magazine as part of a drive to raise awareness of VSO, as...
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Things that go bump in the night - 23/May/2010 06:15 - 5113 days ago
So, this week has ticked along alright, only had one lecture this week, and have been having my work review, and have designed a...
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Sewer watch - 19/May/2010 06:10 - 5117 days ago
Little Sewer Man (LSM) was sunbathing this morning! Talking to himself and throwing stones at passing cars.  It was the fir...
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my little sewer man - 17/May/2010 02:52 - 5119 days ago
So, two posts in two days!  This is because my computer has decided to work normally again (touch wood) and because i have ...
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sunshine and dust storms and snow (in the same afternoon) - 16/May/2010 07:27 - 5120 days ago
Hi - its been ages, I know - my computer was broken, all kinds of things were happening, no time, no attention span, etc etc.&nb...
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What just happened? - 02/May/2010 03:23 - 5134 days ago
Well, what a rollercoaster week - I dont even know where to start - ok, so monday was um, i cant remember now, but tuesday I did...
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Why Camels are the new Black - 25/Apr/2010 09:18 - 5141 days ago
So - I have cheered up a lot since my little dark cloud week.  I did my sessions on tuesday, and the nurses were very recep...
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hill walking and the utter futility of everything - 19/Apr/2010 02:22 - 5147 days ago
So, I have been desceding into gloom latelty.  I think it is just hormonal, but I also have a sneaking suspicion that life ...
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why looking where you are going and paying attention to what you are doing are important. A cautionary tale. - 17/Apr/2010 06:17 - 5149 days ago
So - this weekend I have kept quite quiet, I got my money sorted eventually.  On the monday I was so fed up, I walked the 5...
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What is with the arse slapping guys?!?! - 17/Apr/2010 06:01 - 5149 days ago
So - I returned from Darkhan with renewed vigour, ready to take work by the horns again, shake it around and get something going...
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The big trip - 17/Apr/2010 05:50 - 5149 days ago
So - monday I went to Darkhan!  It is a three and a half hour bus ride away, I was travelling with Ihab, and we made out wa...
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Caffers goes Cafflick - 17/Apr/2010 05:38 - 5149 days ago
So, after a fun friday night, saturday was very quiet, I had dinner at Kates, spicy meatballs in tomato sauce with spaghetti..mm...
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Putting the 'ace' into Face. - 17/Apr/2010 05:26 - 5149 days ago
aaargh, I know - I have been so slack, life goes so fast here and I cant keep up.  So, I did my lecture on Wound Assessment...
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keep your face out of my office! - 31/Mar/2010 04:12 - 5166 days ago
Another thing here, that is weird, is that Mongolians seem to love opening doors and looking in.  I sit in the office, work...
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this is where I work - 29/Mar/2010 08:30 - 5168 days ago
Just a quick post, I am at work, and I feel so ill.  Head pounding, sinuses blocked and sore, eyes fuzzy.... yes, poor me i...
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I'm going to be on the telly!! - 26/Mar/2010 08:12 - 5171 days ago
So, there was a house party friday night, where I met this really cool girl, she had broken all her bones in an accident some ye...
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Dancing Salsa to a Phillipino rock band singing cheesy pop covers at a mongolian night club - 26/Mar/2010 07:47 - 5171 days ago
So - that week was a bit of a write off, I graduated languge school, and had the worst sore throat I have ever had.  SO by ...
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Priscilla forgets her pants, and other stories - 26/Mar/2010 07:27 - 5171 days ago
Ok ok ok - I know, I havent written for ages, I have been so busy, life's a constant whirl.A brief account of the last week in t...
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