The Breakdown Chronicles Pt 5: Perception

11pm. It’s quiet in the house but for the entanglement of voices from Billy’s shower music crooning through the bathroom walls. I got home a few hours ago. The heating has been on for an hour to melt the evening’s gentle spring chill and my bedroom smells of vanilla, orchids and a pleasant hint of worn perfume. I’mContinue reading “The Breakdown Chronicles Pt 5: Perception”

The Breakdown Chronicles Pt 3: Not Gowri

Deep breath. Kettle on. It’s fine. Just write like no one is reading. I lost my diary. My black diary, with the pages thick as a sketchbook. I’ve got three volumes that are full of snapshot moments of brain shards but I can’t find my latest one. That’s a little annoying because I usually spewContinue reading “The Breakdown Chronicles Pt 3: Not Gowri”

21 Things That Have Been Going On In Every Final Year Medical Student’s Head For The Past Two Weeks

Oh. My. Life. I. Am. Going. To. Be. A. Doctor. Next. Year. I’m so not ready for this. Cue mental breakdown number 12 of the morning. A GMC number just arrived in my inbox. Everything is suddenly real. Neither the last four years of my life nor Jeremy Hunt’s antics have prepared me for this.Oh balls. OrielContinue reading “21 Things That Have Been Going On In Every Final Year Medical Student’s Head For The Past Two Weeks”

The Buzz.

“To realise one’s destiny is a person’s only obligation” – Paulo Coelho, The Alchemist There is such pressure on us in the world in this day and age to do what we love. Anyone reading this right now is probably reading it from a computer. I’m going to take a stab and say you mightContinue reading “The Buzz.”

The Annual Revision Period Psychoanalysis.

So it’s been a day and I can’t keep my fingers off the keyboard. Looks like I’ve contracted an acute bout of Blogacythaemia- too much blogging excitement in my bloodstream. I’m currently in my study period for my upcoming exams in a couple of weeks time. And every study period, as most students know (workContinue reading “The Annual Revision Period Psychoanalysis.”