Tag Archives: school

I had ONE job.

“I need you to put your hand right here and hold on.” “Hold on to the┬ápenis?” “Yes.”   Errrr, maybe I should put this conversation into context before things go any further…. It was 2am and I was standing next … Continue reading

Posted in Academia, Vet School | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Oh Such Trials and Tribulations

Being a vet student isn’t easy. Pretty much my home life revolves around this corner of my flat, except, of course, when I decide to play it “fast and loose” and bring my studies to the sofa or….even the bedroom! … Continue reading

Posted in Academia, Animals, Apartment Living, Edinburgh, Vet School | Tagged , , , , , | 1 Comment

Merde to All the Exams!

‘Tis the season: I’ve been wearing the same sweats for going on 10 days now. My nails are bitten down to the quick and there is an enormous spot on my chin that I can’t stop picking at. I’ve cried … Continue reading

Posted in Academia, Animals, Apartment Living, Vet School | Tagged , , , , , | 3 Comments

Whoa There, Cupid!

Sorry I haven’t been keeping up with the blog! Promise to try harder! Currently, I’m in a state of slight crisis (is this surprising to anyone?). Basically, here’s the storm of struggles in my life: 1. Spelling. I am trying … Continue reading

Posted in Animals, Dating or Something Like it, Edinburgh, Good Places to Meet Guys, Not Falling In Love | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Ultra Sound? More Like Ultra Fun!

I received a crash course in ultrasonography today. It pretty much went like this: “Here, take the probe. See that nobby-bit? Well, that aligns with the ‘M’ marker on the screen. So, you just move towards or away from the … Continue reading

Posted in Animals, Vet School | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Crime Investigation Report: Missing Butter

28 August 2014 1036: I walked in the door and said hi to Huckleberry. He was napping on the sofa and was gracious enough to sit up and thump his tale in greeting. I hung up my purse and entered … Continue reading

Posted in Animals, Apartment Living, My Dog Loves Me, Vet School | Tagged , , , | 3 Comments

From a Pig Sty to a Castle: Le Road Trip Francais

“And could we get a SAT NAV, please?” “Sorrrrrry. Only available if you upgrade to a vehicle with a SAT NAV. You can go buy your own at a big Tesco.” “Oh, well, do you have any maps?” “No. Sorrrrry.” … Continue reading

Posted in Academia, Adventure, Animals, Vet School | Tagged , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Just Us Barnyard Rejects Here….

Some people make farm stuff look easy. They hop over a gate effortlessly or toss a pitchfork full of straw across the barn like they are gently lobbing a wiffle ball (linked here as it was brought to my attention … Continue reading

Video | Posted on by | Tagged , , , , , | 3 Comments

Fat-Head and Twiggy

Two lambs came this morning; Fat-Head and Twiggy. Can you guess who was on the shallow side of the placenta? Fat-Head was stuck for a bit. It took two of us to actually pull him out, one on each front … Continue reading

Posted in Adventure, Animals, Vet School | Tagged , , , , | 4 Comments

Wee Little Lambies, Day 3

“Eeee-easy, Mama. I know, I’m sorry, you’re ok. Almost done.” The words mumbled out of my mouth over and over again like a skipping record. The farmer laughed, possibly because of my uninterrupted repetitive monologue with the bleating ewe. Still, … Continue reading

Posted in Academia, Adventure, Animals, Personal Favorites, Vet School | Tagged , , , , , , | 5 Comments