“Programme will help identify potential suicide victims”

The above newspaper headline is from a report in the Kerryman newspaper, 27th November 2003. The report describes a “new training programme aimed at helping health service professionals to improve … Continue reading “Programme will help identify potential suicide victims”

“Glossy Campaign”

The following correspondence was published in the Psychiatric Bulletin in the early years of the Defeat Depression Campaign. This correspondence highlights concerns that this educational campaign was based on a … Continue reading “Glossy Campaign”

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

‘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.