It has been over a month of lockdown in Thailand, and yesterday marked the cautious resumption of some businesses and re-opening of local parks. Though the number of new Covid-19 cases each day have dwindled down to single digits, looking towards a post-pandemic society still feels wearily distant, and the uncertainty will most certainly pollute… Read More Unmasking the Fashion of Masks | Covid-19
“So, this next consultation will also be done via phone.” Keyboard clacking sounds ensue. Then, “Even I have a 1 in 40 chance of dying.” I’m mid-sentence making notes: “SCLC — paraneoplastic, LEMS, 40 dying–” Wait, that’s not what I was supposed to write down and wait what did she just say? It’s March 12th,… Read More Sorry, Not Sorry | Covid-19
“When was the last time you got really excited?” I was in the middle of putting my terrible palate to the test, to see if I had the innate grace to distinguish the difference between Norwegian and Loch Duart salmon. The question caught me completely off-guard; the chunky sashimi quivering delectably between the clutches of… Read More (E)motion Sickness
There we are, chilling with the “Chicago” soundtrack flirting around in the background as we munch on Co-op’s delectable cheddar bites. And like the culmination of any double-digit nighttime having sprawled-all-over-the-bed sorts of talks, the giggly topic of innocence is inevitably brought up — more as a passing defiant comment, I mention the Rice Purity Test.… Read More Intimacy
Thank you to the beautiful Amy for nominating me – I’m currently giving you a virtual bearhug. She writes about empowerment, inspiration and change; blooming with resilience, check out her blog here for some real talk. God bless you, Amy! The Origin Story of “That Med Kid” I like writing. In fact, I like writing so… Read More Blogger Recognition Award!
An award? Um, I did not expect this at all…I’m kind of flabbergasted. So, I’ve been nominated for the Liebster Award; it was created to discover, recognise and welcome new bloggers to this incredibly supportive blogging community. Thank you so much to the lovely Kristie for nominating me – check out her blog for hilarious,… Read More Liebster Blog Award!
“Ni hao!” says the random white, middle-aged man, grinning profusely as he leans in much too closely for your liking whilst you’re walking down the street. Sigh. Hands up if this has ever happened to you. This scenario has happened to me multiple times whilst I was abroad – I can guarantee you, every Asian… Read More Microaggressions: You’ve Been Victimised
When you cut the antibiotics in half, Don’t forget to blunt the ends before swallowing. ©TMK
Yes, so straight after the pesky finals, I hightailed it into London straight after to watch Shawn Mendes with my best friend. It was such a beautiful day, but incredibly hot for London weather (we speculated it was because Mendes was there). I’m just going to list a few things I noticed/enjoyed about the concert:… Read More Shawn Mendes: Illuminate World Tour | Review
One night, I was back at home. I remember thinking, “I can’t believe I get to be here for two weeks.” I was happy until I woke up. ©TMK
Like a Snapchat streak, I have one with suffering. But I’m doing it meaningfully: Something with compelling and extraordinary purpose, Something infinitely greater than existence, And something certainly not about me. ©TMK
Despite having examined juvenile skulls frequently in the past anatomy sessions, I am still always in awe at how breathtakingly light and fragile they are. And as I trace my fingers over the fontanelles in amazement, I’m constantly thinking to myself, “This will never get old.” ©TMK