THE CHEMIST AND DRUGGIST November 5, 1955 For centuries the life of Edinburgh flowed along the Royal Mile, of which the Lawnmarket forms a part. Today the ancient thoroughfare comes … Continue reading Scotland’s oldest Pharmacy
If you have read some of my writings, you may have come across me sharing one of my earliest memories: it was from a Silvercross pram that my mum used … Continue reading Parma Violets
At the time of making this film, nearly 1 in 5 Scots are taking antidepressants. Many are taking them indefinitely. I was prescribed Paroxetine (SEROXAT) over 20 years ago for … Continue reading The Scottish Pharmacist
This is an important essay. It was written in 2013 by Dr Iona Heath. In her essay, Dr Heath offers considerations on George Orwell’s ‘Nineteen Eighty-Four” in relation to current … Continue reading “When good intentions meet vested interests”
The image is of Colinton pharmacy.
Image is of Colinton village pharmacy
In an antique shop in Grantown in Spey I came across a 1978 edition of ‘The Scottish Pharmacist’. Some of the articles made me laugh out loud but led to … Continue reading The Scottish Pharmacist