The Difference between a Surgeon and a Physician

I always stand guard against over-generalisations and over-simplifications but sometimes there is no choice but to succumb to the banalities of common literature. A surgeon is a medical doctor who specialises in doing operations (as the British say) or operating theatre procedures (as the Americans call it) while a Physician on the other hand specialises... Continue Reading →

Zimbabwe Must Wake Up: SENTIMENTALITY has failed. It’s time for PRAGMATISM.

This country has always been governed by emotions rather than practicality. Both civil wars (the First and Second Chimurenga) were triggered by sensationalism over the land issue. The reality was that those who fought for the land did not know how to exploit it. The dilapidation of once productive farms we have seen since the... Continue Reading →

WHY I READ

A lot of benefits have been proposed and verified as proponents for the value of reading. From improvement of empathy to increase of intelligence and everything in between. I agree with all of them but my personal reason for reading is the therapeutic effect it has on me. I have long struggled with cyclic variations... Continue Reading →

A ZIMBABWEAN CHRISTMAS

Many among my readers do not even know WHAT a 'Zimbabwean' is let alone know WHO a 'Zimbabwean' is. The name denotes a nationality or citizenship of a little teapot-shaped country in the lower parts of the continent with the cursed name of 'Africa'. Sometime in the recent past I swallowed a bitter truth that... Continue Reading →

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