ENDLESS Street

I came across this newspaper report of the sudden death of Dr Gordon by chance. I had been looking for details in old newspapers about Moss Farm, Lecropt, and just … Continue reading ENDLESS Street

“Immoral Police”

Following my post of yesterday in which I shared concerns that have been expressed in relation to professional conduct on social media by some members of the Royal College of … Continue reading “Immoral Police”

“Hats off, Young Sir”

Yesterday, Dr Paul Morrison, Consultant Psychiatrist and Psychopharmacology researcher, tweeted this: “Three cheers to Dr Samei Huda for standing up to aggressive, right-wing anti-psychiatrists, despite complaints, harassment and intimidation.” This … Continue reading “Hats off, Young Sir”

‘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’

George Orwell . .

. . . decades before 1984

Respectful and Constructive debate

George Orwell:

Hame

So you think you know what it is to be Scottish? Well, read ‘Hame’ by Annalena MacAfee. It is a lovely book. This is my “Review”:

‘Home truths’

Above is the first two paragraphs of Euan McColm’s perspective in Scotland on Sunday, 14th January 2019. And below is his third paragraph:  

Sapere Aude

The author Adam Nicolson in “Sea Room”: The poet and doctor William Carlos Williams talked of an adventure: Mukul Kesavan in “Looking through glass” Captain Charles Ryder in Brideshead Revisited about … Continue reading Sapere Aude

The Body Lift

This is a more experimental film and is based on attending a Conference by Aberdeen Council on the 27th October 2016 in the old Anatomy Department of Marischal College. The … Continue reading The Body Lift