Elizabeth and the team saw a wild tortoise in the Ogaden desert and somewhat perplexingly sat on it for a photo. The shell of the tortoise was bleached from the sun, there was no pattern to the shell, it felt like sand paper.
Leaving Heathrow and going to Sabah, Borneo, for first post with the Ministry for Overseas Development, 1967. Initially she had applied to work in Laos but was offered Sabah as she hadn’t any overseas experience . The nurse who went was killed by the Viet Kong.