GASLIGHT

My wife, who is an NHS doctor, and her parents, both retired NHS doctors, are going to a performance of GASLIGHT at Perth Theatre. I have decided not to go, … Continue reading GASLIGHT

Artificial light

At the end of last year the sodium street lamps in our street were updated and the light changed from sodium yellow to electric white. As odd as this may … Continue reading Artificial light

The over-certain doctor insists

Quotes by Evelyn Waugh, Candia McWilliams, Anton Chekov, and John MacMurray:  

“Vociferous about pet projects”

Since 2012 all doctors practicing in the UK are required to undergo revalidation every 5 years. I have been preparing all that it is necessary for my forthcoming revalidation interview. … Continue reading “Vociferous about pet projects”

‘Monty’: a doctor and Troll

I have contributed comments to PULSE for some years now. I have benefited as a specialist from hearing the perspectives of GP colleagues. Following recent comments made by me on … Continue reading ‘Monty’: a doctor and Troll

The funeral took place in radiant sunshine

Auchengray House has been a ruined shell since a catastrophic fire in 1937. At the time all was going horribly wrong for the multi-millionaire owner, J M Colville. Not only … Continue reading The funeral took place in radiant sunshine

A stolen tortoise

The wonderful and genial doctor and poet, Femi Oyebode. This is a film that has several layers. It is quite a philosophical film about how technology – “the scientific revolution” … Continue reading A stolen tortoise