A New Year On The River – Part Two

The excited squealing as we opened the door to our executive junior suite must have reverberated through the neighbouring walls! The suite was glorious. I could not stop looking around at the gold and rich brown tones in the fixtures and furniture which lent the room a modern but elegant feel. And having spied the huge king-sized bed piled high with plump cushions, there was … Continue reading A New Year On The River – Part Two

A New Year On The River – Part One 

Church services. Deafening fireworks. Gorgeous sparklers waved that bit too close to ones face for comfort. Ending the countdown in a massive group hug with the closest warm bodies (human or animal) to you. I love the climatic element in the run up to New Year’s Day. The air is almost heavy-ladened with feverish anticipation; tingling with the hopes and dreams of 7 billion persons … Continue reading A New Year On The River – Part One 

The 20 Things Med School Taught Me

Medical School is an experience unparalled with no other. Having made it through to the other side, I can now look back without PTSD fondly on those 6 crazy years of my life and offer 20 anecdotal (but painfully true) steep learning curves I encountered during my training as a medical student. And so, in no particular order: Life is a competition. And then, there’s Medicine. … Continue reading The 20 Things Med School Taught Me