“How should psychiatry respond to its critics?”

The Key Note Lecture for the 2023 International Congress of the Royal College of Psychiatrists is to be given by Sir Robin Murray. The Congress programme gives this outline of … Continue reading “How should psychiatry respond to its critics?”

Eleanor Rigby

As a family in ‘lockdown’ we recently watched the film ‘Y E S T E R D A Y’. What a lovely film. If only Andrew could have been with … Continue reading Eleanor Rigby


In a search for “Freaks” for his waxworks at 101 Trongate, Glasgow, Albert Ernest Pickard set sail from Liverpool on the 4th August 1904. Aboard the RMS Carpathia he put … Continue reading Throwaway

“Fine in every last detail”

Mavisbank House has survived against all the odds. Today its future remains in doubt. Peter’s short films about Mavisbank House [please click on each image to play a different film] … Continue reading “Fine in every last detail”