Emergency physician and mother of three. Lives by the beach on Victoria’s surfcoast. Always trying to find the meaning and magic in what we do.

Footsteps in the night

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Boyle, K. Footsteps in the night, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2018. Available at:
http://doi.org/10.31440/DFTB.14690

At first I am unsure what has woken me, perhaps an instinctive awareness that the natural order of our house has been disturbed. I hear a gentle padding in the hallway, then suddenly a small face is hovering next to me. “Move over! Make room for me!” comes the chirpy order, revealing the identity of our…

Keeping little folk safe

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Boyle, K. Keeping little folk safe, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2017. Available at:
http://doi.org/10.31440/DFTB.13844

If my house were a workplace, it would be an emergency department. We operate 24-7, there are frequent tears and sometimes blood, and always a little too much to do in the allocated time. We have also recently experienced a surge in workload, which has arrived in the form of a soft cheeked, downy haired,…