Four seasons in one (farmer’s market) day. Part 1

Last night I sat at my desk by the window, and listened to the rain.  Tonight, I sit at the same desk watching the last bits of twilight fade away.  For a brief moment the heavy cloud cover was golden, but those vibrant colors quickly faded and now have turned to gray.  It is, again,Continue reading “Four seasons in one (farmer’s market) day. Part 1”

It is not always sunny in Dunedin

It is dark outside, nearing 9 o’clock in the evening.  It’s the kind of dark you experience only in the in the winter, where twilight doesn’t linger, but instead soon after the sun sets the light is quickly swallowed.   The rain, which has pelted my window for the last several hours, has dissipated.  We wereContinue reading “It is not always sunny in Dunedin”

Comparisons (Part Two). And, you want me to swab my what?

A very interesting day.  It started with 8am rounds at the hospital.  I was observing only, as I can’t officially work until the Medical Council gives me the final OK (expected next week).  These were called hand-off rounds, where the doctors who had worked overnight discussed the cases they had seen, and then one ofContinue reading “Comparisons (Part Two). And, you want me to swab my what?”