I am not very good at social media… or being social for that matter. But I have really enjoyed getting into the twitter blogging community since I gave my blog a twitter page. I realised that there are some many great people and blogs out in the universe and I have really enjoyed discovering the… Continue reading Gaining a community: The Versatile Blogger Award
It's been a crazy year for the blog. I went self hosted in a motivational attempt to push on with writing and have moved on from studying a degree in a relatively unhappy mental state to studying my dream medical degree. I’ve learnt a lot about myself; I’ve also learnt a lot about how to… Continue reading Lessons from Blogging in 2018
Week five has been so busy. It’s been the countdown to the end of the block, and the exam that follows it, and a week full of different experiences to the lecture theatres I have been in for days on end. When you add in the dog that came to visit, its been an intense… Continue reading Med School Diaries: Five weeks in…
Letters. Those things in the mailbox that aren't thrown in the trash right away. When somebody sits down and put their thoughts down on a piece of paper and ship it off with a forty-nine cent stamp. Nowadays, there are many ways to communicate. You can use Snapchat, Facebook, Periscope, even the ancient art of e-mail to name a few. People can use 140 characters or show breakfast with a dozen hashtags and filters. Writing letters seems to be a lost art. They take time and thoughtfulness. When I write someone every other week, I can't put every detail of my life. I have to be selective, not like social media, but in a different way.