French cuisine

As an Indian, I am used to the infusion of an array of different flavours. If I am completely honest, I am the type of person who is inclined to put chilli flakes or some form of spice to any dish to be able to fully enjoy it. In my opinion, French cuisine is extremely…

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My elective in Australia

After months of chasing up various people for documents, the long process of applying through the University of Queensland and being insistent on being placed in the obstetrics and gynaecology department, I am finally finished with my 4 weeks of placement. It has been a rollercoaster of mixed emotions but I have tried to enjoy…

Pap smears and tears

The staff in the gynaecology outpatients clinics were very welcoming. After a quick tour of the the department, I met with the consultant who I would be working with. He had trained in Egypt before moving to Australia to complete his specialty training in obstetrics and gynaecology. Now, he specialises in purely gynaecology with a…