CORONAVIRUS: CONSPIRACY OR COCK-UP?

CORONAVIRUS: CONSPIRACY OR COCK-UP?

I’ve identified at least four possible explanations currently on offer as to the real causes of this surreal Coronavirus global emergency:(1) This was a naturally occurring genetic mutation originating from Chinese bats and somehow finding its way into the human...

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Does Cannabis cause Paranoia?

Does Cannabis cause Paranoia?

Does Cannabis cause Paranoia? I sometimes get told by people, when I talk to them about Cannabis, ‘Oh, but it makes me paranoid’. This is something that you also see posted in the right-wing press, as an argument against Cannabis. What is the truth? The answer is: Yes...

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Prayer: Communion of Souls

Prayer: Communion of Souls

Prayer: Communion of SoulsIn the last few years, I have started to spend more time in prayer on a regular basis. I now spend five minutes in prayer three times a day, and find this a most worthwhile activity. This is on top of my hour of Yoga first thing each morning....

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Yoga and Cannabis

Yoga and Cannabis

Yoga and CannabisI had a wonderful win recently which I would like to share:Last September I started to experience some serious and debilitating pain in my lower right back. Long story short: the X-rays and MRI scan showed I have a degenerative deterioration of the...

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Christmas Dinner at Rugby School

Christmas Dinner at Rugby School

I'd like to share a wonderful personal experience with you, my dear friends:In December (2019) I was invited back to my old house at Rugby School, where I was the top scholar of my year in 1962, for a Christmas dinner. Rugby is a very international, cosmopolitan place...

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The Four Noble Truths of Buddhism:

The Four Noble Truths of Buddhism:

The Four Noble Truths of Buddhism: They are the truth of suffering, the truth of the cause of suffering, the truth of the end of suffering, and the truth of the path that leads to the end of suffering. More simply put, suffering exists; it has a cause, it has an end,...

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ROBIN SCOTT’S CANNABIS PILL v. 2.0

ROBIN SCOTT’S CANNABIS PILL v. 2.0

I’m 71 years old this coming week. I first smoked Cannabis 52 years ago now, as a young Englishman of 18, fresh out of school, in Haight Ashbury, San Francisco, in the famous Summer of Love, 1967. More than 25 years ago, when I took up serious Cannabis cultivation in...

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Rugby School Academic Conference 2018

Rugby School Academic Conference 2018

As an introduction to my background and philosophy, this is the text of a talk given to fifth and sixth form pupils at an Academic Conference at Rugby School on 9th Nov 2018: I’m going to give a prepared speech, because I need to make a number of important points, and...

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The funeral address I gave for my mother, Anne Scott

The funeral address I gave for my mother, Anne Scott

As an introduction to my family background, you may be interested to read the funeral address I gave for my mother, Anne Scott, in December 2017, which I’m pleased to say was very well received: Our mother, Anne Scott, was born Margaret Anne Elizabeth Howard on the...

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