Last year I was on my community service year in the field of physiotherapy. I missed seeing familiar faces and the smell of home. It is in these moments that I thought about my mother. Shes the one who gave me strength when I wanted to give up and the one who cried when I … Continue reading For Mother 2.0
From my second year at university we were encouraged to reflect on every clinical encounter so that as students we could develop our clinical reasoning. The following piece is a reflection I wrote after a patient encounter at Tygerberg Hospital (TBH). This was back in a time where I named all of my posts, Lynettes … Continue reading Lynettes buzz; Farhana the piranha
outhttp://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SS7I0izxW8U I found this video very fitting, especially since yesterday in South Africa, we acknowledged the struggle of woman in our country. Just a little background: On 9 August 1956, more than 50,000 women staged a march on the Union Buildings in Pretoria to protest against the proposed amendments to the Urban Areas Act (commonly … Continue reading Reflective-Global voices: what would you say if your voice was heard loud and clear?