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LOLS I am a doctor!

But, I am also a writer, a painter, a dancer, a traveller and a curious mind.

People enjoy categorising. It makes life a lot easier. A doctor must be ridiculously smart. 294 more words


Lettres de Bruxelles // Une ville qui inspire

Je suis née et ai grandi à Vladikavkaz, une ville de Russie. Vous n’en avez probablement jamais entendu parler. C’est une belle ville au pied des montagnes du Caucase, sur les rives de la rivière Terek. 1,178 more words

Other Voices

The 60’s (Both of Them!)

The 60’s brought cataclysmic changes into my life. It was the time I ceased to try vainly to adhere to the “norms” to conform to be accepted, and began to live the life of that strange and wonderful person – myself. 453 more words


Leads are Losers....

I hope that grabbed your attention.  I don’t think leads are losers!  (Especially because I love playing lead)

The title of this post comes from a fellow club member who talked about the feeling many members (especially new(er) members) have about their role while playing.   908 more words


5 Shooter Stereotypes I Hate

Shooting, hunting, going to competitions and all together safely handling firearms is something very normal in my household. However, as I continue to advocate for the shooting sports, I have discovered that there are many misunderstandings and stereotypes about shooters. 600 more words

Fabulous Females

Re-presentation, disability and gender: Modern representations of disabled women in art images

In my last post I got to a point where I am clear that the representation of women in both important and popular imagery has been quite limited to white westernised, idealised versions of pretty women or motherhood shaped largely by the artistic style and social fashions of the times. 797 more words


Christmas Carols

My coworker started playing Christmas carols in the office today.  It’s hard to believe that it’s only a month away.

This year, please don’t support the new Band Aid 30 version of “Do They Know It’s Christmas.”  Phone your local radio stations and tell them not to play it.  32 more words