an ordinary Degree

I gained two ordinary degrees before becoming a specialist. Sian, my wife, has been a General Practitioner in all the time that we have been together. I am now retired … Continue reading an ordinary Degree

incredible shapes

A passage from The Quarry Wood by Nan Shepherd

‘the way everything has slowed down’

Dani Garavelli, is a freelance journalist that I admire. Her weekly feature in Scotland on Sunday is one that I look forward to. In last Sunday’s edition, Dani Garvelli wrote … Continue reading ‘the way everything has slowed down’

‘Nature’s Fashionable Lounge’

Today, I was [again] humbled by [another] happenstance reminder of how little I really know about the world that surrounds me! This reminder happened in the natural course of the … Continue reading ‘Nature’s Fashionable Lounge’

A talk on Mavisbank

Today, at 7pm, in Bonnyrigg Library, I will be giving a talk on Mavisbank House. I will be showing some of my short films:The Antiq

May it be granted the older you are

On the 26th of April 2016 I attended the Cross Party Group on Mental Health and Older People, Age and Ageing, held at the Scottish Parliament. The following is an  … Continue reading May it be granted the older you are

The Ageing Stone

This sculpture is by Dr Peter J. Gordon. It is one of a series of artworks for DSMworks: http://www.dsmworks.com/ The Ageing Stone represents more than just DSM-IV-TR diagnosis of ‘294.1x … Continue reading The Ageing Stone