What will I become?

Ever since I started my medical school journey, and perhaps even slightly before that, people have asked me what field I eventually want to pursue. And for the past three years, my answer has always remained “I don’t know.” Whilst nothing has changed and I am not writing this to suddenly announce my surprise commitment … More What will I become?

A fly on the wall

In the ecosystem that is the hospital, medical students are at the bottom of the food chain. We are the dumb and mute stragglers trying to infiltrate the tightly knit herd that is a ward round. We are the unwanted. I study at a large teaching hospital, where there is up to almost two hundred … More A fly on the wall

Ching chong eyes

I started primary school almost two decades ago. Whilst many memories of my time there have faded over the years, there are certain things I can conjure up vividly and will think about every now and again. This is one of them. We were in grade four, a bunch of ten year-olds restlessly lining up … More Ching chong eyes