Within and without art and science, I am just me.
We all try our wee best. Objectivity is a shared determination to reach towards distant skies. This is why exploring minds will always matter! Hole Ousia cannot offer an overarching “understanding” … Continue reading an umbilical cord
The Porsolt Forced Swimming Test (Behavioural Despair Test) is centred on rodents’ response to the threat of drowning. It has been interpreted as measuring susceptibility to negative mood in humans. … Continue reading Siberia
The Porsolt Forced Swimming Test (Behavioural Despair Test) is centred on rodents’ response to the threat of drowning. It has been interpreted as measuring susceptibility to negative mood in humans. … Continue reading P O R S O L T
Perhaps it was just me, but I somehow mistook myself for a scientific label! [I wrote this poem many years ago but it still seems relevant]
So you think you know what it is to be Scottish? Well, read ‘Hame’ by Annalena MacAfee. It is a lovely book. This is my “Review”:
a POST SCRIPT to symbolism. Dr Felix Post made ‘science’ of the dead. he categorised all [dead] artists by disease of lives that POST had never shared and ‘evidence’ alone … Continue reading The loss of feeling
science cannot be captured in a word – just as feel is lost in every representation.
The Expert told Parliament that there is “compelling evidence” for long-term treatment with antidepressants. This the Expert said is “maintenance treatment”. The Expert told Parliament: “Depression is under-treated across the … Continue reading Compelling Evidence
I am so looking forward to this book! It featured in today’s Scotland on Sunday and below I share some extracts from the article. Rab Wilson is a little Spartan … Continue reading Oor big braw cosmos
The image is of Colinton pharmacy.
backwards [I was young] I walked into science. My Granny loved to tell how I could sleep whilst still standing: an ability that I lost before my Granny died. I … Continue reading artist