The time ahead is endless
As noted by Graham Green in his famous novel The End of the Affair, a story has no beginning or end, and so arbitrarily, we must identify a moment or an experience from which to look back or from which to look ahead.1
And so it seems timely for me to consider that moment with JNNP. Does it date back to the influence of my teachers and their teachers, and their contributions to the journal?2 3 Perhaps it relates to my own involvement, from undertaking tasks as a reviewer, through to my first publication in JNNP.4 Or could it relate to working as part of an Editorial Board or most recently, taking on my role as Editor-in-Chief?
My first interaction with JNNP was during my early clinical training in neurology (figure 1). It made such a mark,…