Look what Millie brought us!

Gillian took a needle biopsy and half an hour later we learned that Millie’s lymph cells were misshapen. This almost certainly meant lymphoma, in other words cancer. We were devastated, but Gillian still had hope, “It can be treated,” she said.

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24 hours before lockdown

We read that Brunei had finally succumbed to Covid-19 and there was talk of a border shutdown. If we checked out of Malaysia but weren’t allowed into Brunei we would be stranded…

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