A collection of films on just about any topic. The name ‘omphalos’ comes from this quote by the Edinburgh writer, Candia McWilliams: Referring to Oxford: “Anyhow, Edinburgh knows that it is the centre of the known world. And wheesht to your omphaloi” . . . “Has a doughnut an omphalos?”

The caption is wrong

This is not an attack upon science. It is no more than a film that seeks the wonderful libraries that may be found at the end of corridors. How truthfully … Continue reading The caption is wrong

Paroxetine tablets [Film-Coated]

This film begins with Professor Ian C Reid asking, in 2010: “why antidepressants might upset people so much, and why are they so demonised?” This film shares some of my … Continue reading Paroxetine tablets [Film-Coated]

To write in the dialect of his country

This film was shot at Gilbertfield castle, near Cambuslang. William Hamilton of Gilbertfield (c. 1665-1751) was a friend and correspondent of the poet Allan Ramsay. It was Hamilton who encouraged … Continue reading To write in the dialect of his country