Business is booming [Porter’s Bell]

The Porter’s Bell [a film by Peter]: Peter’s sculpture will be a ringing attack on a culture where “disorder” has reached into every aspect of everyday human life. Roy Porter … Continue reading Business is booming [Porter’s Bell]

Old Gorbals

The International Book Festival, Central Hall, Edinburgh, Saturday 20 August 2022: Richard Holloway shared happy memories of growing up in the Gorbals of Glasgow. Voice-recognition-technology was  used to share Richard … Continue reading Old Gorbals

“Latter-day anti-psychiatrists”

My worry about a sweeping term like ‘latter-day anti-psychiatrists’ is that it risks including those who have suffered harmful consequences of medications taken as prescribed. [Please note: all the descriptions … Continue reading “Latter-day anti-psychiatrists”

More than a year on . . .

More than a year on and Scotland still has no Patient Safety Commissioner [as reported in The Sunday Post, 2 May 2022]: The Scottish Government is always keen to present … Continue reading More than a year on . . .