‘They had no idea that normal didn’t exist for me anymore. Normal had been smashed on the rocks beneath the bridge.’ - Cat Clarke, UndoneRead more "What is normal?"
But what I can’t stop thinking about is how this has become almost a cautionary tale about female emotion and female anger, and how it is seen and interpreted.Read more "Bitch…"
Ryan had never worked at a time when doctors still wore white coats, but he’d fashioned himself a perfectly adequate uniform nonetheless.Read more "Smutathon 2018: Uniform response…"
‘This is the way the world ends Not with a bang but a whimper.’ – T.S. Eliot. Do you have an apocalyptic vision of the future? An irrational fear that is just plausible enough to give you pause and make you wonder if you’ve worked out what will end humanity? Nuclear war, starvation, climate change, […]Read more "Be afraid…"
‘Without ‘consent’ in any human interactions, there’s an ethical violation.’ – Henry Johnson Jr Being a sex blogger who is also a doctor can be quite an interesting place to have positioned myself. Although I’ve written a few posts about being a doctor, the crossover between my worlds has often felt a little contrived, almost […]Read more "Consent to proceed…"
‘Oh doctor, I’m in trouble Well, goodness gracious me! For every time a certain man Is standing next to me Mmm? A flush comes to my face And my pulse begins to race’ – Goodness Gracious Me ‘Doctor, I’m having terrible palpitations! My heart is all a-flutter and it pounds in my chest like I […]Read more "EuphOff 2018: Doctor, doctor…"
‘Each of us is born with a box of matches inside us but we can’t strike them all by ourselves’ – Laura Esquivel, Like Water for Chocolate Oh my gosh, what an age we’re living through! I don’t think a day goes by without another revelation; another claim of sexual impropriety, another senior figure who […]Read more "Me too…"