What I'm doing to use less plastic

What I'm doing to use less plastic

Since I’m still not over my cold, today’s blog post is going to be a shorter one. Lately, these incredibly tragic videos on plastic pollution have been popping up in my social feeds. I’m very aware of the of how plastic affects our marine wildlife, yet I haven’t really altered much about my lifestyle to lower my own plastic usage.

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International Veterinary Seminar in the Czech Republic

International Veterinary Seminar in the Czech Republic

I’m sitting here in my PJ’s, sick as a dog, trying to publish this blog post that should have gone up yesterday. If I’m being completely honest, I’m still a bit tired from last weekend. However, the entire journey was well worth it!

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How I'm preparing for 2018

How I'm preparing for 2018

HAPPY NEW YEAR! When I started this blog back in 2016, I wasn’t sure if I’d be able to keep this up throughout my entire time as a veterinary student. However, here we are, in 2018, and I still find that posting on this website is one of the most rewarding aspects of life as a vet student.

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Brainstorming by the kitchen table

Brainstorming by the kitchen table

I’m currently sat by my kitchen table thinking, that instead of planning the upcoming week, I should just go ahead and plan the entire semester. Some would say I’m getting ahead of myself, but truth be told, I’m having a bit of a content drought, and I thought this might be interesting to some of you.

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All Creatures Great and Small

All Creatures Great and Small

In the 1972 semi-autobiographical novelization of 1930s rural Yorkshire, “All Creatures Great and Small”, we meet a young James Herriot at the very start of his career. In the book...

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How to write essays and assignments

How to write essays and assignments

Here’s a Sunday quick tip in the «Back to School»-series. Today we’re tackling the inevitable writing assignments that we all face while in Uni. I was asked about a week ago by a dear friend...

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Nutrition done quick and Fresher’s revisited

Nutrition done quick and Fresher’s revisited

New school year, new subject! Two weeks ago, we started the Animal Nutrition block, and already we’re only two weeks away from the exam. Needless to say, things are moving fast, and with all the responsibilities of being a buddy to the new freshmen...

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Trying out Coggle

Trying out Coggle

New Year, new study area! Right now, I’m sitting in the second- and third-year study area, called “The Anatomical Study Hall”. Although I miss the comfy chair I used to bogart...

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Applying the Feynman Technique

Applying the Feynman Technique

Since we’re meeting the new students for the first time tomorrow I’ve started reminiscing about our first few lectures in vet school. I remember our biochemistry teacher joking about the valley of despair...

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4 ways to keep yourself accountable while studying

4 ways to keep yourself accountable while studying

Since we have tomorrow off for Pentecost I’m contemplating what will be the best way to spend my time tomorrow. A thing I’ve found useful for actually sticking to the study schedules you make for one-off holidays like these are accountability tools.

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Hematopoietic tissues, lymph nodes, and the final week of dissections

Hematopoietic tissues, lymph nodes, and the final week of dissections

Today I find myself with the rare pleasure of having the entire morning to myself. I’ve been drinking tea, I’ve met up with my sister, I’ve called my grandmother, and it’s only half past nine in the morning. As of writing this I’ve been...

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