Hospitalfield

The week before last, this was ‘picture of the week’ in the Herald. Two years ago, Sian and Peter visited Hospitalfield. It is a special place that encourages and supports … Continue reading Hospitalfield

BUMP-TIOUS SCIENCE

Nearly all now agree that Phrenology was never science. History can help guide science. Today: can we be sure that everything understood as scientific is not as BUMP-TIOUS as our … Continue reading BUMP-TIOUS SCIENCE

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‘Stories we tell ourselves’

Tomorrow I am going to the bookshop to buy the latest book by Richard Holloway: Stories we tell ourselves. Richard Holloway is a regular face at the Edinburgh Festivals and … Continue reading ‘Stories we tell ourselves’

NETWORK 3 [voices]

A film of voices. Voices include: Andrew Gordon, an unknown commentator, Anne Baird, BBC announcer, William Boyd, Ben Okri, Captain Charles Ryder, Jeremy Irons, Ella Rae, Domino, Dr Ian Collins, … Continue reading NETWORK 3 [voices]

a signpost

I got lost a number of times when in Moray. I neither have a mobile phone nor a sat-nav. It was with some joy that, at the end of a … Continue reading a signpost

‘The largest funeral ever witnessed in Kilsyth’

Last week, in the very early hours of Sunday morning, I went for a walk in Garrel Glen. I then followed the “Tak ma doon Road” to Kilsyth. There, wandering … Continue reading ‘The largest funeral ever witnessed in Kilsyth’

Tak ma doon Road

In that moment.

In that moment

Yesterday, I walked up nearby Garrel glen. I was looking for rock carvings but did not find them. So I followed the “Tak ma doon Road” to Kilsyth. It was … Continue reading In that moment

Hybernaculum

Risk to make nonsense

This is my two-fingers up to the ever-increasing pathologisation of life: