Archive for October, 2013

Arrival of a new addition to our family

              Jennah Kathryn Joseph Born 15 October 2013 3.1kg Mom and baby beautiful and healthy Sticking with family roots, we have chosen another Welsh name: “To be born Welsh, is to be born privileged. Not with a silver spoon in your mouth, but with music in your blood and poetry in your soul” Welcome More…

Carnival Macsteel Classic Cycle Race-Pipping our arch rivals at the post!

A high paced Carnival classic saw us up against our tandem¬†rivals, Andrew McClean and Izzy Zimmerman.. The breakaway was formed at 50 km into the race with the McClean/Zimmerman combo and ourselves. We managed to pry open a 6 minute advantage over the chasing peloton, and it all came down to the final 300m sprint.. A very memorable win for More…

“Mosi Oa Tunya” – The Smoke that Thunders

South African Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery, September 2013 – discovering Africa and learning from the top refractive surgeons in the world! Travelling to Zambia to attend a prestigious refractive congress…expensive….staying at the Royal Zambezi overlooking the mighty falls…even more expensive. Having the privilege of listening to and learning from some of the top cataract and LASIK surgeons from More…

Eye on the goal gets him gold medals

A small minority of goal orientated individuals on this planet have discovered that there is in fact such a thing as the ‘slip stream’ of personal excellence. To benefit from it and to continue reaping the awards of remaining in this position, outsiders may mistakenly think hard work and a driven lifestyle are enough. Truth is, success is said to More…

Knysna ophthalmologist honoured

Fantastic to travel back to my Alma Mater… and even more fantastic to be bestowed with such an honour! Dr Dylan Arthur Joseph of Knysna received the Dean’s Medal in the Faculty of Health Sciences from the University of the Free State in Bloemfontein – a rare honour, as the last time this accolade was bestowed upon an Ophthalmology registrar More…

My 3 passions in life are my family, work and my bike…

Racing road bike is an integral part of my being. This year, with the help of a few sponsors:Panda racing, Hyundai Bloemfomtein and Liege construction, I have assaulted the national road circuit with a tandem partner from Bloem-Gerhard Germishuis. We met there whilst I was studying Ophthalmology post graduate. Our aim has been targeted at the National Classics and the More…