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    Personal Hygiene

    Personal hygiene is paramount for me, a Mgeni, whose internal system is relatively fragile compared with locals. Everything I touch has some form of bacteria on it, in it and around it; this is the case everywhere except possibly in sterile labs and hospital theatres. Lucky most ‘English Bacteria’ my body is capable of dealing with when in the UK; but here in rural Africa those little bu…ers will run riot if I let them in! It has become a pastime for locals to bet with each other on the number of visits to the long drop a queasy Mgeni makes per hour! Records are made to be broken Shower…