And so it begins

The time has come. Time for stress, uncertainties and crippling anxiety over the near future. Internship applications have just opened for us final-year medical students, which means the next month will be a flurry of navigating different hospitals’ job application portals, writing contrived cover letters and embellishing lackluster resumes to sell ourselves. To understand why … More And so it begins

Liebster Award

Hi everyone, welcome back to another post and today I’m doing something a little different. My lovely friend A Spoonful of Dri (who is also a lovely medical student who’s written amazing poems and insightful pieces, so please check her out!) has nominated me for the Liebster award, and thus I am here to answer … More Liebster Award

Yellow-skinned targets

Fracturing, shattering, social disharmony, An invisible threat makes them reach for their armoury. Seeking a scapegoat to bestow all the blame, Fingers land on my heritage and then comes the shame. *** Where I see my skin they see yellow-stained targets, To launch insult missiles and harsh verbal rockets. The air is an echo of … More Yellow-skinned targets

Psychoanalyse me please: 5 recurrent and memorable dreams

For as long as I can remember, my nightly slumber is a time where I am transported into fantastically bizarre realms that have little connection to the reality I live in. Science alleges we all have multiple dreams a night, and I can contest to the truth of that statement because I often find myself … More Psychoanalyse me please: 5 recurrent and memorable dreams

I miss

The early rise from my cocoon of sleep, A blurry eyed breakfast and a scheduled time to keep. A rushed routine, of makeup and hair, To reach the station with little time to spare. *** The rhythmic grinding of wheels to track, My daily nap for the restless insomniac. Into the city our shuttles go, … More I miss

Stay home

In a time where the world is seeming to crumble, And fear bleeds through hearts of the deeply troubled. An invisible threat, with no care or discrimination, Annihilates peace and wrecks havoc on every nation. *** A sneaky fiend you unwittingly invite, Back into your homes to give it great delight. It smiles and you … More Stay home

How this pandemic is impacting me (and it's not what you think)

I suppose there’s no need to explain what’s currently happening in the world and the fact that many of us are concerned and have had to make drastic changes in our lives as precautions. It’s an uncertain time for us all and as tensions run high I hope we remember to stay compassionate and respectful … More How this pandemic is impacting me (and it's not what you think)