Can you make a shrewd assumption, If you have enough gumption? or would that be too assuming of you? Would it be oxymoronic to think you could? Or do you think it would be good to make a shrewd assumption on what to do. If someone is seeking your consent Are you sure you … More No Gumption in Assumption
My internet failed tonight which caused me quite a fright My webinar was set to go live I was ready to jive But found myself in a plight Then I realised my mistake What a stupid error to make! I see my timing now Was as you make your vow Followed by many … More I must apologise to Meghan and her prince
Blissfully ignorant, responsibility free No need for action, to notice, or see Walk on, spend big, indulge – you deserve it! Take it all now – no need to reserve it! If you feel aware – you can cognitively desist! If you start thinking thoughts – you must resist! Need medical help or maternity care? … More blissfully ignorant
What is the Capital of France? A question of trivia perchance The assumed answer must be The city of Paris But is this the correct assumption? The literal answer to the question is a letter So a different question would be better If the wording is altered we are no longer faltered and foiled … More What is the capital of France?
The language we use matters, science communicators spend their time trying to determine the best ways to explain science to the general public. And the framing is not ‘how do we best communicate science so all may understand’, but rather ‘how do we convince the public to accept what we say without question’. In medicine … More The trouble with consent
The spectrum of birth possibilities in the western world spans from unassisted birth to elective caesarean and even surrogacy. For some people, the choice is made for them, for reasons beyond their control. For others the choice is absolute. When the absolute choice is at one of the extremes, it can be very difficult to … More Medically Extreme Birthing: born of fear or fantasy?