This started out as a travel diary about 8 years ago, but it grew and grew, and now it's an online record of my activities, travels, thoughts and feelings. I enjoy writing it, and also reading it, as I get to see myself in a way that others might- a unique insight into who I am. 


Browsing Archive: July, 2013

Hard Work

Posted by Victor Steele on Wednesday, July 31, 2013,

After the 200m mens final in London last year, Usain Bolt went to his hotel room with the entire swedish womens handball team. 
If that isn't an example of hard work paying off, then I don't know what is.
Speaking of hard work, my diary entries have been thin on the ground recently. You may remember me saying that I transferred to a major trauma hospital early last year, and despite my doing lots of courses in preparation, it's proved to be much harder than I had anticipated. It's been good exp...

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Gangnam Style

Posted by Victor Steele on Friday, July 26, 2013,

A couple of years ago at my sisters place in London, I was playing with my nephew and talking to him about nursery rhymes:

[Me]- “Nathan, just remember that Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star and Baa Baa Black Sheep are actually the same song with different words.[

[try humming them both to yourself right now- same melody, different words. See…? I was right, wasn’t I?]

Don’t let the people at daycare tell you any different- because they’re bastards!”

[My sister]- “Victor!! You know I don...

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