a magic circle of circles

It is a cosmic mystery why oor nation has failed to recognise this cotter-toun lad: James Ferguson [1710-1776]: unschooled stargazer, mathematician, engineer, astronomer, philosopher and artist. A magic circle of … Continue reading a magic circle of circles

John Byrne

I am hoping to get to these current exhibitions of John Byrne’s art: CECI N’EST PAS UNE RÉTROSPECTIVE 25 May – 16 July 2022, The Fine Art Society, Edinburgh John … Continue reading John Byrne

On the values of trust and kindness

In recent times, the reporting of UK politics has focussed on the values guiding the behaviour of those in power. The following comment is from a newspaper editorial:This is the … Continue reading On the values of trust and kindness

The International Congress [Net Surplus]

This year’s International Congress of the Royal College of Psychiatrists is currently taking place in Edinburgh: I was born in Edinburgh. I worked as an NHS psychiatrist for 25 years … Continue reading The International Congress [Net Surplus]