I’ve finally got round to doing it! Given my enthusiasm for speaking out on the many things that are wrong with this world, I have at last surrendered to those who have been suggesting that I start a blog, perhaps so that they no longer have to listen to my constant woes about life. If it works, I plan to reflect on the many issues that come up in what is actually a fairly interesting life as an academic working in international health. The challenge will be whether I can keep it up. Let’s see!