Reading List // When Breath Becomes Air – Paul Kalanithi

Paul Kalanithi when breath becomes air

I’d seen this book mentioned on a couple of “Books You Must Read” and “Books Of 2016” lists, so preordered a copy of the paperback which was released January 5th.

Paul Kalanithi was 36 and close to graduating as a neurosurgeon when he was diagnosed with stage IV terminal lung cancer.

That’s when he began writing this book, sadly, although he did graduate, he died before he could finish it. Continue reading “Reading List // When Breath Becomes Air – Paul Kalanithi”

A Day At TEDx Oxford – X Changes Everything


I’ve always wanted to attend a TED talk, I love watching them online. So imagine my surprise when I saw a TEDx Oxford event was happening just down the road.

The day was full of great speakers, talking on a wide range of subjects – from Maths and Shakespeare, to Foreign Aid and Decisiveness, all based around the event subject that ‘x changes everything’. Continue reading “A Day At TEDx Oxford – X Changes Everything”