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Mad cows, Noah’s ark and fighting dirty

I may have once bitten someone mid-fight, – it was only my sister, and I was five,  – but I’m all grown up now and I’ve learnt how to fight clean. I know how to not hit below the belt (or leave teeth marks) and I know when I should just make for the ropes….

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Bug off Mozzie

I’ve seen first hand what malaria can do. I’ve had friends and relatives with the dreadful disease. I’ve watched with horror as one friend – a perfectly fit, European man – succumbed to reoccuring bouts of malarial fever. He said he could actually feel the parasites multiplying, draining his blood of oxygen carrying platelets, sapping…

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