‘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’

ASTROV

This film is an ‘attack’ on biomedical determinism. This film voices others. Roy Porter Sylvia Plath Matt Haig Ian Hamilton Finlay Anthony Doerr Anton Chekhov Tomasi di Lampedusa Albert Camus … Continue reading ASTROV

But all the biosciences yield to biofiction

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

Follow a line. Follow an idea. Follow a story. Follow a rhythm

The A68 trunk road still connects Scotland to England and England to Scotland. On Dun Law hill a solitary abandoned Inn has always caught my eye. Today the only neighbour … Continue reading Follow a line. Follow an idea. Follow a story. Follow a rhythm

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 child. An incredibly ancient child.

I recently read the novel ‘How to stop time’ by Matt Haig and in a brief passage of this he talked about an ancient tree that had outlived any sentient … Continue reading A child. An incredibly ancient child.