Artificial light [and psychiatry]

At the end of 2019 the sodium street lamps in our street were updated and the light changed from sodium yellow to electric white. As odd as this may sound, … Continue reading Artificial light [and psychiatry]

Told with an evident truth as unflinching as it is tender

I recently read Father and Son by the writer and poet  Edmund Gosse. This ‘memoir’ was written in 1907 and subtitled ‘a study of two temperaments.’ I was reminded of … Continue reading Told with an evident truth as unflinching as it is tender

Outside medicine he was a keen gardener

A few years ago I spent a week exploring Scottish gardens that had been tended by a namesake – Peter Gordon, ‘Jobbing Gardener, Forres’. I had considered that, despite having … Continue reading Outside medicine he was a keen gardener

‘Every Inch a Scotchman’

I have made a number of films in relation to the Earl of Buchan: