“Working with the Government”

These ‘100 words’ by Professor Louis Appleby were published in the British Journal of Psychiatry in September 2008.

The Athens of the North

This image, centred on the Martyrs’ monument, provides one of the best views of the “Athens of the North”. I came across this image as I was listening to the … Continue reading The Athens of the North

“The charmed inner circle of Official Scotland”

The following perspective by Professor Walter Humes makes concerning reading. I reproduce it here, in full, as unfortunately my experience of the inner circle of Official Scotland has been anything … Continue reading “The charmed inner circle of Official Scotland”

Honesty and openness: ‘not an edited official tale’

When Nicola Surgeon became First Minister of Scotland she said: “I intend that we will be an open and accessible Government” (26 November 2014) On the Front page of the … Continue reading Honesty and openness: ‘not an edited official tale’