‘Effortlessly weaves’

I am looking forward to reading Alexander McCall Smith’s latest book in the No 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency series: The House of Unexpected Sisters. The Scotland on Sunday reviewer, Kirsty … Continue reading ‘Effortlessly weaves’

Silent as light

The Antiquary: “is preoccupied on every level by the relation between past and present.” Mary Midgley: “These doctrines are often bizarrely over-confident and over-simple” George Orwell in Why I Write: … Continue reading Silent as light

A child. An incredibly ancient child.

I recently read the novel ‘How to stop time’ by Matt Haig and in a brief passage of this he talked about an ancient tree that had outlived any sentient … Continue reading A child. An incredibly ancient child.

Epitome of current medical literature

This film takes as its title the opening section of the British Medical Journal of the last century. The idea behind this film is to question what may be considered … Continue reading Epitome of current medical literature