Category Archives: Personal

Personal opinions. Likes and Dislikes. Viewpoints.

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 Umbrella Tree

We were walking to Church, when Zoe said, “there’s an umbrella in the tree.” Yes, there was. It was a tall tree. If I were my friend Alfred I could tell you what tree it was (Alfred studied botany in … 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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Putrajaya

Putrajaya. An “artificial” city. Like Naypyidaw. Or Canberra. Or (I did not know about this) Brasilia.   By “artificial” I mean deliberately planned and developed. In this case by Mahathir when he was PM the first time. It was planned … 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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Mono lens

Like many people my age, my short-sightedness is now compounded by long-sightedness, and I need one pair of glasses to walk around, and another pair just for reading. Of course I could do bi-focals (how… outdated) or get progressive lenses … Continue reading

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