Dr Knows Best

‘We have moved on’ said doctor Knows Best: didn’t you notice? Today we have targets, tooled by incentive, and our patients are our numbered ‘partners’. Betjeman has been realised not … Continue reading Dr Knows Best

‘A trillion cognitive handshakes’

“What we are today comes from our thoughts of yesterday, and our present thoughts build our life of tomorrow: our life is the creation of the mind.” Anonymous, The Dhammapada

the stand-alone brain

The following quote from page 92 of ‘Aping Mankind’ by Raymond Tallis was about ‘stand-alone brain’ research. I was reminded of this in coming across a recent “Brain Camp” where … Continue reading the stand-alone brain

Free Expression Wall (#1)

What would you write on the “Free Expression Wall”? At the time that I found this wall, outside Edinburgh’s Student Union, it was blank.    

Special partnerships

A friend of mine recently told me that the road signs used throughout Great Britain were devised by a partnership between Richard Kinneir and Margaret Calvert. Their system has become a … Continue reading Special partnerships