A word that contains its opposite in itself

‘1984’ by George Orwell: “A word [that] contains its opposite in itself. Take ‘good’, for instance. If you have a word like ‘good’, what need is there for a word … Continue reading A word that contains its opposite in itself

Parma Violets

If you have read some of my writings, you may have come across me sharing one of my earliest memories: it was from a Silvercross pram that my mum used … Continue reading Parma Violets

Pattern language: the professionals

The Realistic Medicine conference held at Dunblane on the 9th October 2018 was entitled: Unfortunately I was unable to be at this conference. One of my concerns relates to the … Continue reading Pattern language: the professionals

The over-certain doctor insists

Quotes by Evelyn Waugh, Candia McWilliams, Anton Chekov, and John MacMurray: