A dinner plate [an Explanation and Evaluation] The tatties are MASHED – the NEEP said: yer a’ MINCE!
It has been five years since I last took part on Twitter. Whilst social media has so much to offer, I recall that I struggled with so much ‘noise’. I … Continue reading ‘So great was the noise during the day’
Over six years ago I made a film called “Responses” based on a post that I had written [see below]. In Revisiting “Responses” I would love to hear any response … Continue reading ‘Responses’ revisited
“Flight of ideas” is a term considered by psychiatry to represent “pathology”. It is included in International diagnostic criteria for major mental illness. For many years now I have collected … Continue reading flight of ideas
Subjectivity – that which makes us human – should not simply roll over to data, that in its collection has losses: experience “translated” to words, and then words “translated” to … Continue reading I struggle to measure
Since 2012 all doctors practicing in the UK are required to undergo revalidation every 5 years. I have been preparing all that it is necessary for my forthcoming revalidation interview. … Continue reading “Vociferous about pet projects”
I submitted a rapid response to the BMJ last September after viewing galleries of photographs of the British Association of Psychopharmacology (BAP) Summer Meeting of 2016. The BMJ did not … Continue reading Rising stars: British Association of Psychopharmacology
It has been a long time since I last wrote on Hole Ousia about my activism for a science that strives for objectivity. It is probably reasonable to suggest that … Continue reading Making science a reality
Subjectivity: I am glad and sad that there is nobody like me for what is real is in-between. This thought of mine is now past [artists and scientists seek a … Continue reading This thought of mine is now past
Marischal College, Aberdeen, where Peter and Sian, and their respective classes (class of 1988 and class of 1990) studied in their pre-clinical years of medicine. The idea of this film … Continue reading The anatomy of emotion
Three years ago I decided to collect my films under the name “Omphalos”. As a scientist I have generally found that through naming things we may feel that we can … Continue reading “The untidy, sunken little plaque still visible on his abdomen”
This is for Chrys, my friend and correspondent.