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Medicine is a very philosophical endeavour


To generalise, life is about embracing one’s humanity (or, in some cases, heed to a fictional being that there are 2 800 versions of). Humanity’s essence is the thinking process, … Läs mer

31 januari, 2013

Om Palme varit aktiv idag


Det är visserligen en hypotetisk fråga, men från vad jag läst och hört om Olof Palme, har jag svårt att tro att han blivit annat än vänsterpartist. Kanske bör man … Läs mer

28 december, 2012

Laziness


When there are no obligations, the mind just shuts down; reading, studying, cleaning, or even exercising sucks. However, in extremely stressful times the mind always wants to do everything; reading, … Läs mer

26 december, 2012

Cultural commentary: House S2E4


Tomorrow is Christmas Eve, the day in Sweden when we celebrate although the majority of the world celebrate the 25th. I am sitting beside our Christmas tree (i.e. a fir … Läs mer

23 december, 2012

Finally Medical School!!! Part 3: Sweden


Well, now I have told you about my adventures in England and Africa; now back to the beginning: Sweden. In the previous posts, I wrote about what I have experienced … Läs mer

23 december, 2012 · 1 kommentar

FINALLY MEDICAL SCHOOL!!! Part 1: England


1. England Although I am very happy to be starting at the Karolinska Institute in January, my first dream was to study Medicine at a top-ranked university in England. That … Läs mer

20 december, 2012 · 2 kommentarer

Facebook addiction


Hello! I have more or less always known that I post a lot of crap and, for the great majority, uninteresting things on my Facebook wall. There are comments on … Läs mer

13 december, 2012

The virtues of Sherlock Holmes


I am currently watching the Sherlock series, a televised 4-programme series created in the UK 2010. I love the Sherlock Holmes films and concept, and only wish I had the … Läs mer

4 december, 2012

World AIDS Day: my AIDS stories


So, today, December 1st, is the UN’s World AIDS Day. This day was first announced in 1988 when the disease still was relatively new as a means of perhaps first … Läs mer

2 december, 2012

Shopping?


I want  #doinggoodiscontagious!

13 november, 2012

First rejection


Just read that UCL turned my application down. Not surprising, because they just accept you to one interview – if you fail, you cannot reapply next year. And, last application … Läs mer

10 november, 2012

Long time no see – first update in three (?) weeks


So, quite a while since my last update. I am a bit behind on my two series (Tropical Forgotten Disease and 30-Day Book Challenge) Quick update on: my doings at … Läs mer

4 november, 2012

Minor Field Studies?


Sitting and researching what is meant by ”Minor Field Studies” in the Swedish university system. Since I have been to both Zimbabwe and Tanzania, I have at least one or … Läs mer

2 oktober, 2012

The red thread – culture


Life is an intertwined mess. The information overflow of modern society makes it so. The complexity of the human mind has always been there. These two might seem to inspire … Läs mer

21 september, 2012

Finished: ”Half of a Yellow Sun”, by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie


The other day, I finished Half of a Yellow Sun, written by the Nigerian author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie. I will not review the book just yet, I have to let it … Läs mer

30 augusti, 2012