“Promulgating therapeutic recommendations”

The following letter, written by Dr Philip Cowen and Dr Chris Thompson, was published in the BMJ in October 1994 [this, as it happens, being mid-way through the ‘Defeat Depression … Continue reading “Promulgating therapeutic recommendations”

Depression: pills and dependence [a timeline following a letter in the Times]

On the 25 February 2018 the following letter by Professor Wendy Burn, President of the Royal College of Psychiatrists [RCPsych] and Professor David Baldwin, Chairman of the RCPsych Psychopharmacology Committee, … Continue reading Depression: pills and dependence [a timeline following a letter in the Times]

‘SIBERIA is home to’

NOTE: the blackboard advert was displayed outside a commercial outlet in Aberdeen. It was the reverse side of this. The NEON YELLOW PRESERVATION SOCIETY is a fictional society.

‘SIBERIA: Live, laugh and join’

Last week, when in Aberdeen, I came across this sign for ‘SIBERIA’.  It reminded me of several old  contributions to hole ousia [copied below]: [1]  SIBERIA [17 May 2019] I … Continue reading ‘SIBERIA: Live, laugh and join’