Category Archives: Life Lessons

Just a job

I just found a writer who is also an ER doctor: Dr Louis Profeta. And he has stayed in Emergency Medicine for 25 years. And he has not burned out. Which is unusual for ER doctors. Most burn out. He … Continue reading

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The Littlest Guppy

We took Z to Orto Park for a second round of Longkang Fishing. She liked it that much. I kept count and when we hit 30 fishes, we called time or she would just keep going. About a third of … Continue reading

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How I faked my way through University

PL says I have very high self-esteem. Or ego. Some colleagues have said that I am “unstress-able” or unflappable. Others have said I am funny, creative, or even self-assured. I am all that of course. On the outside. Where it … Continue reading

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Ford vs Kavenaugh – ripples

I have been following the Kavenaugh confirmation hearings, and I heard and read Dr Christine Blasey Ford’s testimony, and Kavenaugh’s histrionics. This is one story that rippled out of that event. As a father of a daughter, I hope she … Continue reading

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The 5 people you meet in a “C” ward

With apologies, here are 5 people I met in the C class ward. “Dad” My dad had passed away 10 years earlier. I think about him sometimes. Miss him a little. But generally get on with my life. Then something … Continue reading

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Unstressable

My boss called me “a picture of relaxation”. (This was sometime in June 2017. I started drafting this post then.) I am sure she did not mean it as a compliment. Probably more sarcastically. Or as a criticism. Previously, under … Continue reading

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Everything I know… (2017)

<In my misspent youth, I watched a lot of TV. This is the result of my formative years spent glued to the idiot box. I wrote a first version of this some years ago. Might have posted this to FB. … Continue reading

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