the world is all around us

shark’s mouth

an idea

Angels

‘I had to be Mr Darcy for the whole afternoon’

Colour for today

for itself alone

A film about art and a little more. Audio Credits: (1) Grayson Perry answering questions from the audience after one of his Reith Lectures of 2013 (2) Junior Historians – … Continue reading for itself alone

Jane Austen

A film about a ‘Greek Revival’ cottage, near Fettercairn. Torwood cottage was built c1829. The first family to live there was the Austen family. They had a daughter called Jane … Continue reading Jane Austen

Standing ovation

This short film is based on ‘Thought for the day’ by Duncan McLaren, BBC Radio Scotland, 19 November 2019. The trees featured include those on the Altyre Estate (near Forres), … Continue reading Standing ovation

Whistleblowing in NHS Scotland

Like Sir Robert Francis, I prefer the term ‘Freedom to Speak Up‘ to “whistleblowing”. However the Scottish Government has chosen to stick with the latter. The first two films below … Continue reading Whistleblowing in NHS Scotland

personal reality

This short film is narrated by Mona Siddiqui [an extract from BBC Radio Scotland, 3 November 2019)  

Position statement: frequency of withdrawal reactions

Following the publication of the Royal College of Psychiatrists Position Statement on antidepressants and depression there was widespread news coverage supported by Expert Statements by Professor Allan Young and Professor … Continue reading Position statement: frequency of withdrawal reactions