The Past in the Present

Sir Arthur Mitchell (1826 – 1909) was a Scottish doctor involved in the study and care of patients with mental illness. He served on several public commissions, and wrote widely … Continue reading The Past in the Present

Lecture in progress

The ‘Lecture in Progress’ sign that features in this film was only illuminated whilst we, as medical students, waited outside the Anatomy Department of Marischal College, Aberdeen.  Musical credits: … Continue reading Lecture in progress

Dunbuy

Dunbuy rock, with its distinctive natural arch, is to be found just beyond Cruden Bay on a promontory reaching out into the North Sea. As a medical student, after visiting … Continue reading Dunbuy

Hints

I would suggest that these hints matter today as much as any time in history:

It stopped me

Last week I came across the above gravestone in Stewarton Churchyard and it stopped me. Mrs Picken was an elderly widow, who day after day, year after year, left an … Continue reading It stopped me

To advance deeper into the unknown country

Do you remember your first kiss? Where were you at the time? What of that moment stays with you? This film is a poetic journey that seeks to ‘advance deeper … Continue reading To advance deeper into the unknown country

The anatomy of emotion

Marischal College, Aberdeen, where Peter and Sian, and their respective classes (class of 1988 and class of 1990) studied in their pre-clinical years of medicine. The idea of this film … Continue reading The anatomy of emotion