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
A passage from The Quarry Wood by Nan Shepherd
My short films can be found here [the above quote “Shapes, sounds, the energies and acuteness of life,” is from The Quarry Wood by Nan Shepherd]
This is from The Quarry Wood by Nan Shepherd
[the full context of this quote can be found in The Quarry Wood]
The words are from The Quarry Wood by Nan Shepherd
This was how I annotated a page in my copy of The Quarry Wood by Nan Shepherd.
In Chapter Three of The Quarry Wood by Nan Shepherd you will find a delightful family conversation about the northern lights, the aurora borealis: Footnote: The above painting is of … Continue reading Arory-bory-Alice
When young, I always felt in the background. I was painfully shy. Summer 1987: My uncle John helped me buy a flat that overlooked the Beechgrove gardens. From my window … Continue reading a layer in the background
When I worked in Kampala I was fed by local families. They were ever so kind to me. Every day we eat matoke (green bananas) – it was delicious. This … Continue reading The matoke eaters
This letter to the BMJ from December 1963 interested me. I worked in Kampala, Uganda between 1989 and 1990 and experienced the green banana diet.