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Dear Diary:
Bristol to Tijuana

Written and presented by Liz Crow
Produced by Jules Wilkinson
30 minute radio programme, 4 June 1996
Commissioned by BBC Radio 4
With transcription

The fence is graffiti'd.

About

Bristol to Tijuana is a tale of crossing borders. Disillusioned with the orthodox response in Britain to her illness, Liz Crow travels to a clinic in Mexico for a programme of treatment.

Every day for five weeks, Liz journeys from California to the town of Tijuana. But the borders go beyond geography in this account of cultural contrasts, medical culture shock and the complications and contradictions of living long term with illness.

 

Download transcript here.

 

Awards

Shortlisted, Raspberry Ripple Awards

Selected, BBC Radio 4 Pick of the Week

Press

  • Deeply moving

    Simon Hoggart, Radio 4 Pick of the Week

To cite this page: Crow, Liz (1996) Dear Diary: Bristol to Tijuana, Roaring Girl Productions [online] [Available at: http://www.roaring-girl.com/work/dear-diary/] [Accessed 20/02/2018]