Bruised hospital walls.

The once painted walls of the hospital are now enveloped in grimy stains and white flakes. Numerous charcoal scratches from the multitude of stretchers that have grazed them. These black stains you associate with fear and sickness. The stagnant air around you toxic like the ashen fumes of a truck. So you sit holding your…

Kill them with kindness.

As rituals go, as soon as it was 10 o’clock, my phone showed “home calling”. And almost every day it’s the same old spiel, “How was college?” “Did you see anything interesting?” “Eat properly. Drink water. You’re a growing kid, you don’t need to diet.” Needless to say the latter is most often than not…

#1 Violence against doctors 

Here’s what’s new. (Not really) Watson and I are starting this new series called “SERO-WAR” where we each pick a side on a relevant topic and make an attempt to give some insight into the same. Basically, a debate. We’re just trying to be fancy here. Sero-war is a play on the word serovar which…

YEH HAI MUMBAI MERI JAAN

Let me start this by telling you something about me. Bombay has been an integral part of me. You see, I lived here for the first thirteen years of my life. I love the city, the people here, the street food and the language! Unfortunately though, i never had the opportunity to experience the “city…

A lot can happen over coffee

 After having finished our medicine and surgery postings, its that time of the year now where we are posted in OBG (Obstetrics and Gynecology) for two months. Yes we get to observe surgeries and deal with hormonal patients now! We’ve seen a myriad of people in the wards, the anxious mother, the excited mother, the…