“Programme will help identify potential suicide victims”

The above newspaper headline is from a report in the Kerryman newspaper, 27th November 2003. The report describes a “new training programme aimed at helping health service professionals to improve … Continue reading “Programme will help identify potential suicide victims”

ASTROV: scholarship might have to reassess all sorts of certainties

This film is an ‘attack’ on biomedical determinism. To play this film please click here. This film voices others, including: Roy Porter Sylvia Plath Matt Haig Ian Hamilton Finlay Anthony … Continue reading ASTROV: scholarship might have to reassess all sorts of certainties

‘SIBERIA is home to’

NOTE: the blackboard advert was displayed outside a commercial outlet in Aberdeen. It was the reverse side of this. The NEON YELLOW PRESERVATION SOCIETY is a fictional society.

The pestling of the Hippocratic oath by a market-driven world

I have come to consider mortar & pestle pharmacy signs as representing the pestling of the Hippocratic oath by a market-driven world, aided and abetted by existential fear. One of … Continue reading The pestling of the Hippocratic oath by a market-driven world