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Too many doctors: the death of Friedrich III

Nicolas Roberto Robles  Badajoz, Spain   Figure 1. Kaiser Friedrich Museum (currently Bode Museum) on the Monbijou Bridge in Berlin, 1905. Public domain. Via Wikimedia Un médico cura; dos, dudan; tres, muerte segura. One doctor, health; two, doubt; three, certain death. -Spanish saying.   Friedrich III of Hohenzollern was the second Kaiser of Germany and […]

Waiting

Fergus Shanahan Ireland “Nothing happens. Nobody comes, nobody goes. It’s awful.” ― Samuel Beckett, Waiting for Godot1 Death in the Sickroom, 1895 Edvard Munch Oil on canvas Nasjonalmuseet, Oslo, Norway Waiting. It’s an inescapable part of the human condition, perhaps, but it is a big part of the experience of illness. Being ill is being […]