The pharmacist Gilbert Farie relies upon Dr John Flaxman. Each year, Dr Flaxman chooses a day to celebrate as his “deathday”.
I recently shared what was not redacted from the 300 page response of a ‘Subject Access’ inquiry that I made to the Royal College of Psychiatrists. This response reveals that … Continue reading The Royal College of Psychiatrists and sunshine: ‘Gordon Bennett’!
It is likely that you will know the phrase “Gordon Bennett” as an expression of incredulity. But who was Gordon Bennett? And why is he remembered in this way? James … Continue reading “And the Gordon Bennett Trophy goes to . . .”
The above is a quote from Roy Porter a historian specialising in the history of medicine. It is an old quote as sadly Roy Porter died at a young age … Continue reading ‘Even in today’s enlightened age . . .’