Time to spend

Traveling again, a brief trip back to Edinburgh. Now, getting away involves getting the boat, this is  Block Island, so even though the plane leaves late evening, I found myself in Boston by midday with time to spend. So I visited the Museum of Fine Art. The photos will remind me of some of the … More Time to spend

Snow sheets

Another storm due tomorrow, when this amazing snow sheet will probably disappear. It is stretched across a wall on High Street, so very beautiful.  

‘Replete with folly and injustice’ – Hammond follows in Osborne’s footsteps

Originally posted on Bristol Business School:
Author Jo Michell, Senior Lecturer in Economics The media response to the Budget is always reliably low on content and high on hyperbole. Even by these exacting standards, 2017 has been a vintage year. Coverage has focused almost exclusively on the decision to raise National Insurance contributions for self-employed…

The Good News

I have been really busy since I returned to Block Island two weeks ago – resuming walks and talks etc. I take a reflection group, very positive outcome from emotional education talks earlier in the year; I am doing an online course that is the best of these offerings yet – I have even had … More The Good News

Poverty Medicine: A GP and medical educator’s journey

Originally posted on A Better NHS:
(Notes for my lecture to the North and East London GP Educators’ conference) At my last appraisal, I was criticised for not having more clinical conditions in my CPD (Continuing Professional Development) – “where” my appraiser asked, “was kidney disease, asthma, Diabetes, and Heart Failure?” I couldn’t think of…