Freedom

After quite possibly the hardest two weeks of my life, my final exams in medical school are finally over. It seems very surreal to have finished my fourth year. If all goes according to plan, I will never have to do these exams again. But before I start my traditional rant about the exams, I…

Lebanese food at Mezze

The other day I went to a Lebanese restaurant called Mezze. I have been here once before but that was when my sister was quite unwell so neither of us enjoyed the experience that much as she did not have much of an appetite. So as we sat to eat I could not help but…

Aromas of the Middle East

Whenever I smell Jasmine, it takes me back to walking through the parks in Oman where shrubs of Jasmine stand proud every few yards. Being from the Middle East, I am used to the wonderful smells that they are so famous for producing in the form of ittar (attar). For those who do not know…

Blogging about my elective

An exciting opportunity has been proposed by the British Medical Association. They asked for volunteers to help blog about their own medical elective adventures so naturally I applied and I have been selected. This is quite exciting because not only does it mean than my blog will be up on the BMA website, but I…