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DrCris’ Australian Music picks

September 25, 2008

I have had some requests from my international friends for recommendations of Australian music. So apologies to Aussies who read […]


Parenting compromise rewarded

September 23, 2008

It was a Saturday with so many appointments, that we resorted to “split parenting”. I had just finished a parent-wet […]


There’s only us, there’s only this

September 18, 2008

It may be related to my depressing last post, but I have been revisiting the unavoidable frictions in my life […]


Choose your specialty, Little Miss Doctor!

September 12, 2008

After working through 4 years of a science degree and 3 years of her PhD, a friend of mine, PhDgirl […]


Mistakes never leave me alone

September 8, 2008

Since moving into research, the patients who visit my thoughts have been distilled. I’m only visited by “the lovelies” and […]


Teaching surgery the hard way

September 3, 2008

My first real registrar job was a big step for me. Not in terms of experience, as I had already […]


SurgeXperiences 205: Evidence

August 31, 2008

Welcome to SurgeXperience 205.  I was impressed by the variety of posts I received, and many fit the theme of […]


Ties and relatives

August 29, 2008

Dr Rob reminded me this week that patient encounters go beyond medicine. I once knew a sweet lady with locally […]


5 Cool Things

August 27, 2008

This web of science is cool. This post on the cost of owning things is cool. Lego photos are cool. […]


Zebra sightings

August 26, 2008

As a third year resident, in my “unaccredited registrar” year (before I was accepted into surgical training), I worked as […]

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