Okay, I'll confess. I enjoy my social position as a Doctor's Wife*. Moving from hospital to hospital as your doctor-partner trains and improves their skills. 'Taking a post' at a nationally-large hospital for unique career development opportunities. Walking the hallowed halls of the Colleges of Medicine around the world, and being happily greeted on the… Continue reading A Doctor’s Wife
Like many other university students in Australia, I get by with a little help from alcohol. As a reward for a week well worked, a celebratory beverage, or just to commiserate a really awful day when coffee or hot chocolate just won't do, it helps to know which cheap beverages are worth their price. Luckily,… Continue reading Bargain Bin Alcohol* Review
What is the 'Quintessential' Australian experience? With a multicultural island like the one I live on, what defines this place from everywhere else? Some people go straight to the colonial stereotypes. The sun-burnt white man with an Akubra hat and khaki pants. Steve Irwin, 'surfer dudes' and farmers on horseback. I mean, that's all well… Continue reading The ‘Quintessential’ Australian Experience
It used to be a hypothetical question. 'If you were alive during World War 2', we were asked during a High School Ethics and Social Studies class, 'What would you have done? What would you have done to save the Jewish People from the Nazi Regime?' A lot of my classmates boldly declared their desire… Continue reading What Would You Have Done In WW2?
A friend of mine recently posted about how my 'eyes light up' when I talk about my family. My in-laws, my husband, and my partner's extended family all fill me with an energy I can't describe. I just become so passionate about them when asked. It's because they're all so kind. They're from a wide… Continue reading My Mother-in-law Fills Me With Joy
To reflect my success so I don't get bogged down in 'what if?' and 'Am I doing enough?', here is a petite summary of my progress since I was accepted into the PhD Program at La Trobe University, Melbourne; April 24 - Enrolled May - Started Reading literature based off my initial proposal (populated my… Continue reading PhD Progress: Week 13
As the title implies, here is a bloglist of the things I want to have learned by the time I cross the stage to collect my PhD award; How to write a journal paper as close to the final result, the first time How to plan for university tutorials How to present a lecture How… Continue reading Things I want to have learned by the time I Graduate