Mortar and Pestles

The mortar & pestle pharmacy signs represent the pestling of our Hippocratic oath by a world that is market driven and aided and abetted by existential fear.

My first memory as a toddler was from my pram: above me I could see a golden mortar & pestle. Peter wondered why a jar of sweeties should be raised so high?

Mortar & pestle

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Craill Mortar & Pestle - April 2015 (2) 

Craill Mortar & Pestle - April 2015

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My first memory

North Berwick mortar & pestle


St Monans Mortar & Pestle April 2015 (2)

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The following post tells you more about Gilbert Farie and the world he faced (click on image of Robert Louis Balfour Stevenson):

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From “Living to Tell the Tale” by Gabriel García Marquez:

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