Boxers, goggles and the freezing waters of the Solent

I am training to become a successful offshore sailor and achieving this it takes a lot more than actually sailing. But finally, after days of fitness training and talking about sailing, I am managing to get some much-needed time on the boat because, believe it or not, I quite enjoy sailing. More seriously though the … More Boxers, goggles and the freezing waters of the Solent

The Incident of the Cannula and the Tourniquet

There had been hints of what our medical training would involve and the rumours didn’t fill me with many happy feelings. It was said that we would be “sticking needles in each other” which can leave me a little weak at the knees. But the medical training, and practicing by poking around with needles, shocked … More The Incident of the Cannula and the Tourniquet