Intercalating year

Last week I was extremely pleased to hear from King’s College London on my acceptance to intercalate in women’s health in the following academic year. This means that I will be taking a year out from medicine to focus on getting a BSc on this topic which is very exciting. Not only will I be…

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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…

Starting surgery

Starting my final rotation of fourth year can only mean one thing…finals are only eight weeks away. From the way I talk about these exams you would think that I am about the enter the Triwizard tournament, which is almost what it feels like right now as I dread the next few weeks. So my…

Quite Simply French

As you can probably tell, I love eating out in restaurants! Quite Simply French is quite simply exquisite. It is one of the more expensive restaurants in the city but the food makes up for the price. Oysters Most people seem to have a love-hate relationship with oysters and I must say I fall into…

1725

The amount of times I have been to this restaurant specialising in serving tapas dishes is something that I cannot put a number to. It is probably one of my favourite restaurants in this city because it holds a lot of fond memories for me. So the other week we went out for dinner as…

Sun and smoothies

I woke up on Saturday morning with a pleasant surprise. The sun was shining brighter than ever in the north and that is something that the inhabitants of this city are not used to. So in the style of any British citizen who senses the temperature to be above 10 degrees, I went out into…

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…