Step into

Christmas 2019 at Mossgrove, Bridge of Allan. Featuring: The Magic Roundabout, Gavin and Stacey, Paddington, The Tiger who came to Tea, Roald Dahl and the Renaissance Man. Music credits: (1) … Continue reading Step into

A timeline of missed opportunities

This film presents a timeline from 2002 to 2019 in relation to England’s National Suicide Prevention Strategy. The film presents missed opportunities, in particular the potential role of prescribed medications … Continue reading A timeline of missed opportunities

“Absolutely spot on !!!!”

The 2019 International Congress of the Royal College of Psychiatrists has won Best Conference Development at the Association Awards UK. Naturally there was much sharing of the news of this … Continue reading “Absolutely spot on !!!!”

The world is beautiful

All material used in this short film, apart from archive footage of my children, was taken by Peter on a visit to Glasgow on Monday 9th December 2019. Music Credit: … Continue reading The world is beautiful

‘A dollop of Caledonian Antisyzygy’

This was how Alex Bell began his Opinion Piece in The Courier of the 5th December 2019. Caledonian Antisyzygy may be a term that is not much heard but I … Continue reading ‘A dollop of Caledonian Antisyzygy’

‘Talk of possible snow’

The last time a UK General Election was held in Winter was in 1974. [please take no inference from this film as to how I may vote]

They felt

This film is carried by a recent conversation between Roddy Doyle and Antony Gormley. The full conversation can be heard here [as first aired on BBC Radio 4, Only Artists, … Continue reading They felt

‘VOTE FOR’

The UK General Election 2019. The last time a UK General Election was held in Winter was in 1974. [please take no inference from this film as to how I … Continue reading ‘VOTE FOR’

Standing ovation

This short film is based on ‘Thought for the day’ by Duncan McLaren, BBC Radio Scotland, 19 November 2019. The trees featured include those on the Altyre Estate (near Forres), … Continue reading Standing ovation

Whistleblowing in NHS Scotland

Like Sir Robert Francis, I prefer the term ‘Freedom to Speak Up‘ to “whistleblowing”. However the Scottish Government has chosen to stick with the latter. The first two films below … Continue reading Whistleblowing in NHS Scotland

Big BUStA and the University of St Andrews Wind Band

Last night we were fortunate to be in the Holy Trinity Church, St Andrews, to hear Big BUStA and the University of St Andrews Wind Band. Rachel was playing Clarinet. … Continue reading Big BUStA and the University of St Andrews Wind Band