The idea behind this film is to question what may be considered as ‘medical literature’?

I made this short film nearly 5 years ago. It was filmed at Dunmore walled garden and the auld Stirling Bridge. I have since retired as a Doctor. This was … Continue reading The idea behind this film is to question what may be considered as ‘medical literature’?

You get to see the cosmic blaze

Andrew Robert Gordon was born when the comet Hale Bopp was shining brightly in the night sky. What follows are quotes from some of my favourite writers and poets.   … Continue reading You get to see the cosmic blaze

‘Flight of Ideas’

One of the current clinical definitions of “flight of ideas” is: “a rapid flow of thought, manifested by accelerated speech with abrupt changes from topic to topic: a symptom of some … Continue reading ‘Flight of Ideas’

admissions of doubt

The words of: A S Byatt, Anne Tyler, Anthony Doerr, Candia McWilliam, Evelyn Waugh, Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Gabriel García Márquez, Janice Galloway, John Macmurray, Julian Barnes, Margaret Drabble, Penelope Fitzgerald, Raymond … Continue reading admissions of doubt