This is for any post, of any sort, that might help us understand the Hydra-headed beast of stigma. Help Hole Ousia chop off some heads. Let us hope they do not re-grow.

“Another me”

This passage [which I have edited] by Gabriel García Márquez  was written well before the advent of social media, but seems remarkably prescient: From time to time I become aware that … Continue reading “Another me”

Language and professional values

The following quotes, from writers whom I admire, encapsulate some of the issues regarding our personal choice of language: Our choice in our use of language matters and this is … Continue reading Language and professional values

An Institutional responsibility: morality

When I first made this film I was still working as an NHS psychiatrist. I have since retired. I am re-sharing this film as my concerns have not diminished but … Continue reading An Institutional responsibility: morality

Corridors of Power

To play my short film: I don’t want this isolation please click here or on the image below: