Category Archives: Being a Medic

The Education Debate

Wisdom Teething! I’m feeling a little out of sorts today.  The result of my impacted wisdom tooth playing up, pressing on a nerve, which gives me a muffled ear and a constant aching headache, and an annoying tendency to start … Continue reading

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Endings and Beginnings

Trials of a Week This week has been the toughest so far as Director of OPG, as a member of the Coxless Rowers, and also in my PhD quest.  It is a week that has marked the end and the … Continue reading

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Bicycle Stories

Your First Bike Getting your first ever bike is like a right of passage, something you rarely forget, even if you don’t recall all the intricate details.  I must have been about 5 or 6 years old when I got … Continue reading

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The Yoga Diary

I thought I’d share my yoga diary with you.  Not the most exciting bedtime reading, but I hope you will enjoy my journey from coach potato to Olympic-esque athlete.  Most of you already know, that this time next year I’ll … Continue reading

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Have you Ever Been to Georgia?

Have you ever been to Georgia?  was the number one question on every Oceans Ambassador’s mind yesterday, as we called up the European Space Agency’s Dr Alexander Kumar at Concordia Research Station in Antarctica, one of the remotest places on … Continue reading

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A Georgian Wanderer

It has to be said, that the little country of Georgia is probably not the number one spot on your average traveller’s hit list of must see destinations.   In fact, most people, when questioned, have never even heard of … Continue reading

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Uisce

This is probably the hardest blog I have ever decided to write, and one of the most open and vulnerable too.  I don’t want people to worry or be alarmed, it is just that I find writing to be a … Continue reading

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