WHISPERS OF A BAREFOOT MEDICAL STUDENT
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I was curious if you ever thought of changing the structure of your website? Its very well written; I love what youve got to say. But maybe you could a little more in the way of content so people could connect with it better. Youve got an awful lot of text for only having 1 or 2 pictures. Maybe you could space it out better?
I completely agree with you, a lot of my posts have too much text. My problem is that I don’t really know what kind of pictures to add – sometimes I can’t think of anything appropriate. Suggestions?
lol. I’ve never encountered such a detailed disclaimer-type page for a blog ever! 😛 Thanks for visiting my blog earlier so I figured I’d take a look around these parts as well. For a med-student, your posts come across as really thorough. Keep well & all the best with your studies.
Thanks for the comment a while ago 🙂 I figured if I want to do this thing properly, I might as well cover my behind properly – do not want the HPCSA to be peeved before I am even qualified 😛
Also, as you can see by the attached link, I did have some help with the disclaimer. As for the thoroughness… I very nearly went to Rhodes to study Law or English/History… so I guess that’s that part of me. Take care!
This is insanely detailed (in a good way). (PS: I linked to you before I read this, but in future I’ll include the blog’s name.)
No problem at all! (I had some help) 🙂
Woaaaa, that’s a LOT of copyright notices for a blog, –
Am an O’ Level Student – aspire to become a doctor or go somewhere in nanotechnology integrated with health sciences.
Hope to learn some lessons from your blog !!
Heh, yeah I think I went a bit overboard, but with the sue-crazy world we live in I thought it best to protect myself and my (future) profession. That’s super-exciting that you know where you want to go – nanotechnology is a brilliant concept, but I know close to nothing about it. I’m glad you’re here, hope you’ll enjoy!
Wow – skimming this made me think about expanding my own!
Hah, well you’re welcome to, it’s not my brainchild after all.
I need to go through it and edit it again – thanks for visiting!
Are you doing medicine or law?
Hah! I very nearly did study law!
Wow! And I thought this was a med student blog not a Lawyer one! 🙂
Haha! I didn’t come up with all that by myself, of course 🙂