Where’s the Aspirin? I’ve an Asia Hangover

After a full month in Australia, I am still suffering with my Asia hangover. I miss it. At first, I loved Asia…… fastforward a few months and I grew ready to leave; the lack of sanitation, the language barrier, constantly getting ripped off, constantly having the same boring travel talk…  I was homesick for my … More Where’s the Aspirin? I’ve an Asia Hangover

The Absolute Dream

After nearly eleven months, my time in Asia has come to a close. The visa I arranged for Australia a year in advance needs to be activated before October 10. I made this application so long ago for logistical reasons; if they need extra documentation, health checks, evidence of anything… this would be easier to … More The Absolute Dream

One of the best

Sometimes the best days come in the most unexpected packages. I woke the other day to a barrage of anxiety. I was panic stricken, miserable, scared and I didn’t know why. I didn’t know what to do with myself and how to overcome it.  I couldn’t face being locked in that bathroom painting again all … More One of the best

Anxiety is…

Maybe we have better education about mental health in England, maybe our mental health service isn’t as dire as we believe. Maybe we are unfortunate and have more people suffering or, maybe we are just more vocal about the struggle. Whatever the reason, I have never experienced so many people not understanding before now. Generally … More Anxiety is…

Rotation 5: Clinic #2

Back in clinic with the babies! My favourite rotation. This was another full on week! Whoever said never work with children or animals forgot the most manic option of all: infant animals…. the definition of a handful! The week was crazy! Poor little Archie (my favourite little fuzzball) was sick all week and Goman and … More Rotation 5: Clinic #2