The Expert told Parliament that there is “compelling evidence” for long-term treatment with antidepressants. This the Expert said is “maintenance treatment”. The Expert told Parliament: “Depression is under-treated across the … Continue reading Compelling Evidence
The Braefoot Angel for Dr John Flaxman
Last week’s episode of ‘Out of Doors’ had Euan MciLwraith investigating a listener suggestion that the centre of Scotland might be a folly near Doune. I have made two short films … Continue reading The Centre of Scotland
Professor Eric Matthews died this time last year. Yesterday I attended a conference in honour of Eric Matthews in Aberdeen. I have put together this short film based on some … Continue reading Why Eric matters to us all
IN 1747 two avenues of trees were planted at Gartincaber at right angles to each other. The avenue to the north of the house was of beech and has suffered … Continue reading Two avenues of trees
Richard Flanagan shares here, on the Free Expression Wall, the same worry that the philosopher John MacMurray carefully articulated in his lifetime’s work.
Yesterday, a friend of mine shared this poem by Norman MacCaig. My friend, a healthcare professional, articulated concern that professionalism, with all the current and growing dictats, protocols, and algorithms that … Continue reading Filling the world with meaning
Dr John Flaxman is creativity and freedom. Dr Flaxman is not a stuffy and removed academic. Dr Flaxman is a friend and correspondent of the “hunched ane”: Mr Gilbert Farie. Being … Continue reading Dr John Flaxman: Sapere Aude