Compelling Evidence

The Expert told Parliament that there is “compelling evidence” for long-term treatment with antidepressants. This the Expert said is “maintenance treatment”.[1] The Expert told Parliament: “Depression is under-treated across the … Continue reading Compelling Evidence

lived experience

In yesterday’s Herald I came across this offer “compromising nothing more than a derelict farm and outbuildings”: As you can see it comes with full planning consent for demolition to … Continue reading lived experience

‘Truth is bigger than any one perspective’

This is not an attack upon science. It is no more than a film that seeks the wonderful libraries that may be found at the end of corridors. How truthfully … Continue reading ‘Truth is bigger than any one perspective’

Kellys Cats

This is a short film on “Kellys Cats”, some of which can still be found as cast iron parapets on Union Street Bridge, Aberdeen. They were designed by the architect … Continue reading Kellys Cats

The caption is wrong

This is not an attack upon science. It is no more than a film that seeks the wonderful libraries that may be found at the end of corridors. How truthfully … Continue reading The caption is wrong

A house within a house

On Monday the 19th February 2018, with a friend, I explored Carronshore and the designed landscape that survives around Carron House. Carron House has a fascinating history that is tied … Continue reading A house within a house

There was an insistent present tenseness

This film ‘captures’ vintage cars arriving to Bridge of Allan for the rally held on Sunday 14th May 2017 at Strathallan park. My camera was in two locations: opposite the … Continue reading There was an insistent present tenseness

Gardens of the Mind

I have put together this post in my appreciation for Geoffrey Jellicoe (1900 -1996). Jellicoe was an architect, landscape architect, historian, traveller, lecturer and author. He has been a lasting … Continue reading Gardens of the Mind

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

Epitome of current medical literature

This film takes as its title the opening section of the British Medical Journal of the last century. The idea behind this film is to question what may be considered … Continue reading Epitome of current medical literature