Girgenti: footnotes and forget-me-nots

Introducing Girgenti At Girgenti you can still hear two girls sing. Girgenti followed Paestum From Thimble Row to Discoveries:

Discoveries at Gigenti

This is my final film on Girgenti:

“elf-haunted”

In ‘Pale Fire’ Vladimir Nabokov talks of “the elf-haunted alderwood”. All woodlands need light or there will not be new growth.

Stifling distortions

                 

A New scene of thought

Closing chapter to ‘Repeats its love’: A New scene of Thought [1] It was the philosopher Schelling who pointed out that “Nature opens its eyes . . . and notices … Continue reading A New scene of thought

Medical education revisited

BMJ, by Dr Peter J. Gordon, 10 January 2013 Over a year ago I wrote to the BMJ about drug industry sponsorship of our medical “education” offering my personal concern … Continue reading Medical education revisited

Truth of an industry and the transparency of a profession

GlaxoSmithKline is fined record $3bn in US, published 3 July 2012 Reply by Dr Peter J Gordon as rapid-response to the BMJ, 10th July 2012. Truth of an industry and … Continue reading Truth of an industry and the transparency of a profession

System for disclosing hospitality should be transparent

Reply to Drug industry takes great care to be responsible healthcare partner BMJ2011;343doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.d6695 (Published 26 October 2011) Published as a letter in the BMJ, October 2011: http://www.bmj.com/content/343/bmj.d7375?tab=related I have … Continue reading System for disclosing hospitality should be transparent

Reaching cells

BJPsych Editorial: Questioning the ‘neuroprotective’ hypothesis: Does drug treatment prevent brain damage in early psychosis or schizophrenia? By Joanna Moncrieff. http://bjp.rcpsych.org/content/198/2/85.full Reaching Cells, reply by Dr Peter J. Gordon, 9 … Continue reading Reaching cells