NEON yellow

Please note: this is a FICTIONAL Society [no such Society of this name exists] Long ago, the editorial team that established the British Journal of Psychiatry chose to front-cover their … Continue reading NEON yellow

The Neon Yellow Preservation Society

Long ago, the editorial team that established the British Journal of Psychiatry chose to front-cover their new journal NEON yellow. The journal has remained neon yellow ever since. To watch … Continue reading The Neon Yellow Preservation Society

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

Transmuted his personal substance into art

Aubrey Beardsley (1872 – 1898) was an artist, illustrator and author. His black ink drawings were influenced by Japanese woodcuts and his work was, not infrequently, considered ‘improper’. He was … Continue reading Transmuted his personal substance into art