About Me

Larbert, Scotland, United Kingdom

Thursday, May 20, 2010

The end is nigh

That's it, that's done. My final Uni sign off is done, and following a 2hr lecture tomorrow and a drinks reception and after handing in my P for p workbook, full time Uni will be over, finished. As I left hospital today, the radio station played some Sinatra:

"And now the end is near; And so I face the final curtain
My friend I'll say it clear; I'll state my case of which I'm certain

I've lived a life that's full; I traveled each and every highway
And more, much more than this; I did it my way

Regrets I've had a few; But then again too few to mention
I did what I had to do; And saw it through without exemption

I planned each charted course; Each careful step along the byway
And more, much more than this; I did it my way

Yes there were times I'm sure you knew; When I bit off more than I could chew
But through it all when there was doubt; I ate it up and spit it out, I faced it all
And I stood tall and did it my way"
So now i head on towards my last long summer of work, weddings, holidays, fun, friends, and academic presentations and writing up papers containing some of my research from SSM's and electives.

Monday, May 3, 2010

Mum's big birthday

The day that my exams finished was Mum's big Birthday celebration weekend away - her birthday having been mid exam period!

We headed up into the wilds of Scotland and stayed at a very nice hotel with minimal phone reception and a nice spa sauna place as well as a nice restaurant, great grounds and even a giant chess set!
Evenings after dinner were spent sat by a roaring fire playing board games. It was a great end to exams!

The main highlight of the Saturday was quad biking - dressing in hi vis suits, wellies, goggles and crash helmets....followed by an afternoon of swimming in the pool and using the gym and a nice tasty dinner.

Sunday was a nice massage and then lunch before heading home for a sleep prior to heading down to Cornwall; see previous posts


March involved a nice week break down in Cornwall with Mum & Dad


Apologies for the 2 month absence.

1. I passed my finals
2. I start as a Doctor in August
3. We were doing preparation for practice lectures which redefine the word dull.
4. I spent 3 weeks on a GI medicine ward as a junior FY1 type role.
5. I have spent evenings and weekends doing all the things I didn't have time to do between September and the end of exams....seeing friends, doing some work, seeing films, going to comedy shows etc.

Anyway more detailed updates will follow soon :)