Write what hurts, but only when you’re good and ready

Photo by Vidal Balielo Jr. on Pexels.com Recently, as the COVID-19 pandemic arrived and swamped everything else, my day job and my writing world collided. As I work as an anaesthetist (or anesthesiologist, depending on where you live), I found myself preparing for work on the front line of this crisis. My email inbox was…… Continue reading Write what hurts, but only when you’re good and ready

Book review—Anaesthesia: The Gift of Oblivion and the Mystery of Consciousness, by Kate Cole-Adams

  Text Publishing, 2017, ISBN: 9781925498202 This is the book that I was planning to write, and the book that I could never have written. As an anaesthetist and a writer, I’m fascinated by the subject of consciousness and the concept of how anaesthetic agents work on the brain to alter it. I’ve even toyed…… Continue reading Book review—Anaesthesia: The Gift of Oblivion and the Mystery of Consciousness, by Kate Cole-Adams