Bubblewrap Waffle

Bubblewrap Waffle is probably one of the most Instagrammed dessert in London with queues that really make you rethink about your priorities in life. Based in Soho, these waffles were originally a snack from Hong Kong. People on average queue up for 40 minutes to an hour but the general consensus is that it is…

School’s out

After what felt like the longest term in my whole academic career, I am finally home for just a precious week (yes, your holidays get shorter as you progress through medical school for anyone who is looking to add another con to their list of why they should go into medicine!). I have a number…

Another mother’s day away

Going to university in a city that is 200 miles away from home is not easy. Don’t get me wrong, I love the north of England. With being judged by the way you make tea and the spectacular views that you can see from your journey to placement, I am glad that I am studying…

2017

How is it that another year has passed already! It seems like it was only yesterday that I was writing a post about starting 2016. The past year has been a bit of a rollercoaster for me and I’m not going to bore you with the details of it all. I definitely feel like a…

Acute paediatrics

It’s been a while hasn’t it? I’ve just finished paediatrics and I’m now about to move onto acute paediatrics. Which is pretty much the same as what I’ve been doing except that I’m on placement in the evenings and potentially the weekends. I’m in the annual MedSoc panto (again) this year. This time I’ve decided…

Teaching each other

At my university, we have a society which enables medical students in years 2-5 to teach the younger years. Peer learning is a great way to both learn and impart your knowledge on others. I’m now the year 3 coordinator for this society which means that I’m in charge of organising all the teaching sessions…