Swaziland! And some ...

So, here I am in Swaziland. One of the countries with the highest HIV rates in the world. One of the richest countries in sub-Saharan Africa. A very different place than I would ever have expected from that description! The people are… hot. And friendly. And very funny. I think…...

Various Things

OK, so the weirdest thing just happened. Apparently Suji, the Canadian elective student who’s here with me was trying to take a photo of the hospital and ended up getting chased by the hospital guards (who, by the by, carry guns). She just came in here, visibly shaken and crying. How...

A hectic few days...

What can I say, it’s been an interesting time. We had the almsgiving for my grandfather‘s 3 month funeral anniversary. While this may seem a little inappropriate, I have to comment that I managed to fail hopelessly at my allotted task of helping out as a close relative. My...

Sydney!

Image by Snipergirl via Flickr Today is the first day of my travels. I flew to Sydney this morning, sleep-deprived and groggy, lugging a suitcase with only one wheel and filled with books and clothes. I left Melbourne in a mad rush, after a week of partying, drinking, friends, confusion...

Prologue…

On my summer holidays I went to London and America. I watched lots of surgery and I went out lots and I had so much fun and did so much shopping and like, TOTALLY MAXxXed my credit cards! I learnt everything there was to learn about Oncology and Microsurgery and came back a better medical...