The Medical Model in Mental Health: An Explanation and Evaluation has recently been published by Oxford University Press. In the weeks leading up to publication the author stated “it is … Continue reading “Strong argument”
Perhaps it was just me, but I somehow mistook myself for a scientific label! [I wrote this poem many years ago but it still seems relevant]
Whilst I no longer contribute to social media I do appreciate how it “levels the playing field”. Perhaps like me, you are not on social media, but have become aware of … Continue reading #hashtags
This worried ‘Lucy Barton’
A passage from “A Far Cry From Kensington” by Muriel Spark.
If you have written any one word poems and would like to share them, please get in touch and I will add them to this page (with full credit) Rules as … Continue reading Have you any one word poems?
A page for one word poems (with titles as long as you so wish). This page is dedicated to all ‘Little Spartans’ I strive beyond the talk of … Continue reading For all little Spartans
It was more than a decade ago that I began submitting my thoughts to medical and scientific journals. I have aged since then. As have the journals. A decade on, … Continue reading A decade ago
The Realistic Medicine conference held at Dunblane on the 9th October 2018 was entitled: Unfortunately I was unable to be at this conference. One of my concerns relates to the … Continue reading Pattern language: the professionals
I have just sent this letter: Sent: 07 October 2018 10:49 Subject: Sunshine legislation Bridge of Allan, 7th October 2018 Dear Royal Colleges, General Medical Council, UK Governments, UK Parliaments/Assemblies, … Continue reading Sunshine legislation
Subjectivity – that which makes us human – should not simply roll over to data, that in its collection has losses: experience “translated” to words, and then words “translated” to … Continue reading I struggle to measure
In my reading I collect ideas as “marginalia“. What follows are the words of others, including: Richard Holloway, Anne Tyler, Will Self, Tomas Tranströmer, Thomas Mann, Albert Camus, Julian Barnes, … Continue reading But all the biosciences yield to biofiction