The medical student swamp
Medical students come in different shapes and sizes. Leyla Sanai helps you through the crowd
- By: Leyla Sanai
Tina loves it when hip new friends widen their eyes and gawp on hearing that she's a medical student. Her aim is to look like Tracy Emin's younger sister. Tina's hair is disarrayed in a careful, studied way--she takes an hour messing each strand methodically each morning, to make it look as if she just leapt out of bed at the last minute. However, leaping out of bed at the last minute is one thing Tina never does, as she needs to pore over her wardrobe, which consists largely of street-cred designer items that she's picked up in Portobello Road market or Camden Lock. And, of course, everything is slung on with contrived nonchalance.
Steven is the quiet one whom all the girls fancy, although he has no idea of this. He is silent and mysterious to the point where his gaggle of female admirers conjure up imagined personalities for