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Re-remembering first times

Re-remembering first times

More notes after the operation on my right eye (26 March 2010), whose cataract was ...
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Heart attack (with birds)

Heart attack (with birds)

So beautiful ... Oh!  The lovebirds are eating ... But a heart attack is gruesome, ...
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Medication as a protective shield

Medication as a protective shield

I began collecting the used packets on the second anniversary of my transplant, as a ...
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Words as a surgeon's tool

Words as a surgeon’s tool

When a patient comes in with a fatal head bleed, that first conversation with a ...
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Nise: The Heart of Madness

Nise: The Heart of Madness

Nise: The Heart of Madness (Portuguese- Nise: O Coração da Loucura)  Commentary Nise da Silveira was ...
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Cardiomegaly

Cardiomegaly

You have a big heart, said Dr Broadbent, turning a compliment into a fatal condition ...
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Deplorable consequences

Deplorable consequences

The chief danger lies in the possibility of a spontaneous rupture of the uterus... Spon-tan-e-ous ...
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Wit

Wit

Wit (2001) - "And death shall be no more, death, thou shalt die" Commentary Where ...
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The eye chart

The eye chart

I scowl towards his voice. He says the map marks how far vision goes. If ...
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On (partial) blindness

On (partial) blindness

When I consider how to represent my sixth of working light, my words collide with ...
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Seeing in a different light

Seeing in a different light

When I Consider How My Light Is Spent When I consider how my light is ...
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A change of heart

A change of heart

A doctor's visit, Anton Chekhov (1898) ‘I have palpitations of the heart’ she said, ‘It ...
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