I’m starting with the man in the mirror…

It is a commonly-held sentiment that South Africa is the best place to train to become a medical Doctor. Apparently a month spent in SA is the equivalent to 6 – 12 months’ practical experience in the UK – and in South Africa Doctors and Medical Students have the ‘luxury’ of burying their mistakes. Ouch. … Continue reading I’m starting with the man in the mirror…

As much as things change, they stay the same…

We finished our Orthopaedics rotation last Friday at Kalafong, and it was quite nostalgic. I remember sitting as a 4th year student - doing my Orthopaedics rotation - watching how the SICs were absolutely devoured by a particular Prof during the morning meeting. I remember fearing the day that I'll have to stand before the Prof and … Continue reading As much as things change, they stay the same…

Make a fish pun…just for the halibut.

It was only a couple of years ago that I joined the tech-era and realised the brilliance of YouTube. Hundreds of videos have since been watched (mainly cat and TedTalk-related), but 1 in particular will always stick with me. "...in the day-to-day trenches of adult existence, banal platitudes can have life-or-death importance." - "THIS IS … Continue reading Make a fish pun…just for the halibut.