Have a safe and happy Fireworks night 2017!
The Calavera (human skull) is used to mark the Dia de los Muertos. In actual fact the festival occurs over two days, November 1 is Día de los Inocentes (“Day of the Innocents”) but also known as Día de los Angelitos (“Day of the Little Angels”) when dead children and infants are remembered. Deceased adults are remembered on November […]
Came across this working antique large format camera in a car boot sale. A reminder of how simple capturing light for photographic purposes can be. Ten minutes of learning how to focus and frame on my son, left me feeling happy with the modifications and adaptions that have occurred in modern day photography.
In the 12 century the French philosopher, Bernard de Chartres, is thought to have introduced the metaphor of dwarfs ‘standing on the shoulders of giants’ as a way of expressing the meaning of “discovering truth by building on previous discoveries”. It is with that aim that the Plastic Surgery departments of the Wessex region and beyond came together to share […]
The ‘Master of Photography’ Season 2 has seen me reacquainted with my sofa as I watched 12 hopeful photographers battle it out for the title. In a major binge session, I’ve jealousy watched as the competitors apply themselves to some great assignments in some wonderful locations. Anyone interested in photography must surely have been salivating […]
A patient told me today that the most important thing in life is to: Live gently upon this earth It’s hard to concisely define what that means but nonetheless, it sounds good, however you do it!
Not very often you get a funfair on your doorstep!
Been manically busy with the final preparations for the Innovation Specialist Interest Group (SIG) of the British Association of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgeons (BAPRAS) #HealthHack2017 which was hosted by Boston Consulting Group (BCG) in their London HQ. #Hackathon – #Meet #Collaborate and begin #Innovation in #Healthcare – #HealthHack2017 @BAPRASvoice @BCG pic.twitter.com/9GXX9PnzYi — Innovation Group (@InnovationSIG) October […]
I truly believe that music is an essential part of the operating theatre environment. It can have immeasurable effects to prevent distraction, minimize annoyance, reduce stress and diminish the anxiety of patients, staff and users. So here’s my spotify theatre playlist:
I’ve watched with admiration and envy as some of my friends and colleagues braved the Blenheim Palace Triathlon this summer. Having read this week’s BMJ article ‘Triathlons are most risky for men over 40’, I have to admit to being a little nervous at attempting one in the coming year. The article highlights a case […]