The ‘Chemical Imbalance’ Theory

Tinkers’ Heart

Rab Scott, my grandfather, was a fruit farmer and kept several orchards in Stirlingshire. He used to reminisce about the travelling folk – “tinkers” – who camped on Sheriffmuir and … Continue reading Tinkers’ Heart

The pestling of the Hippocratic oath by a market-driven world

I have come to consider mortar & pestle pharmacy signs as representing the pestling of the Hippocratic oath by a market-driven world, aided and abetted by existential fear. One of … Continue reading The pestling of the Hippocratic oath by a market-driven world

uncommon life [purely anecdotal]

On Henderson Street, Bridge of Allan, a new shop is soon to open. It’s title, ahead of opening, has been painted: ‘uncommon life‘. uncommon life [purely anecdotal]: To play this … Continue reading uncommon life [purely anecdotal]