Packing woes and long-distance tips

We’ve all been there, looking at piles of ‘vital’ items and realising that they’ll never all fit in at the same time. Perhaps you’ve even had massive, heated arguments with your spouse because of their inability to compute the difference between the space available and what they insist must fit in.

Or perhaps it is you who is the gadget freak, and who can’t leave without two of everything in case one of them breaks on the road.

On our recent trip to Malawi (elsewhere in this issue)

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