Writing for posterity: Nicholas Culpeper

Nicholas Culpeper was a radical and rebel who transformed the medicine of his day, taking on both the Physicians and the Apothecaries, he made medicine available to the ordinary person and his writings survived long past his short life

The Melancholy Man: Leonard Cohen

‘When I speak of depression, I speak of a clinical depression that is the background of your entire life, a background of anguish and anxiety, a sense that nothing goes well, that pleasure is unavailable and all your strategies collapse.’ Some people find Leonard Cohen’s songs depressing, personally I find them full of joy. TheyContinue reading “The Melancholy Man: Leonard Cohen”

What Happens next? The Astrology of the Autumn Equinox

As the Autumn Equinox approaches we look at the astrology for the next quarter and compare it to the Summer Solstice map.