Alcohol; the cause of, and solution to, all of life’s problemsHomer J. Simpson Just a couple of lines in and already the reader might well be wondering what on Earth this post is about. From a seemingly clickbait title to a quote from the Simpsons, it is certainly not obviously what I intend to talk … Continue reading My brain is a time traveller
Ok, I’ll admit, this is far from my cheeriest title, and just a little morbid. I had considered using the excuse of Halloween being just six weeks away as the reason behind my choice of title, but I cannot pretend this is my rationale. Neither is this post a philosophical discussion of the existence or … Continue reading Death might just be the end
I have blogged before about the significant increase in the number of books I have read over the last two years. The uptick started before the pandemic was even a thing, but has been helped on dramatically by the extra downtime over the last year. I have been lucky enough to read (and listen to … Continue reading The Pull of the Stars: a Book Review
There can be many facets to being a doctor beyond the obvious diagnosing and treating disease. During a typical week, I can be involved in clinical work yes, but also leadership roles, service evaluation and development, academic work and teaching. Of all my roles, I think it is educator I enjoy the most. This can … Continue reading Why does my brain work differently?
The wife and I have just returned from a short break away to the Yorkshire Dales. Staying in a wonderful boutique hotel, each day during the trip we ventured out to explore the local sights. One such trip was to Aysgarth Falls. Consisting of three drops, imaginatively named the Upper, Middle and Lower Falls, the … Continue reading I am me?