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Category Archives: Sarah Anne’s Blog

Your head is like a jigsaw puzzle!

Did you realise that your head is like a jigsaw puzzle? It’s made of many pieces of bone which fit together in a very intricate, three dimensional way. At birth it’s made up of even more bones because a newborn baby’s head has to be malleable to pass through the birth canal. This is where[…]

A little boy called Daniel (By Sarah Anne Barker)

Years ago when I was a medical microbiologist, people were names on forms and specimens in bottles and that was as close as I got to the human story. The laboratory was an interesting world but divorced from people. We did, however, become particularly involved in very serious cases such as septicaemias, gastro outbreaks, whooping[…]