The Scottish public were consulted on the need for a Sunshine Act for Scotland. Their response, in majority, was that this was necessary. Almost a year-and-a-half on and the Scottish … Continue reading The Scottish Public: consulted on a Sunshine Act
This week the International Congress for the Royal College of Psychiatrists is taking place in Edinburgh. It is titled “Psychiatry without Borders”. Given my concerns about the harms associated with over-medicalisation I … Continue reading Psychiatry without borders
Malcolm Gladwell in his book ‘The Tipping Point’ describes what he terms “The Law of the Few”: namely that the influence of a few people can result in change in … Continue reading “The Law of the Few”
T S Eliot rooted poems about ideas in very specific places. He was very interested in yew trees: The following film is on the Fortingall Yew. Time passes. Listen.