Monthly Archives: March 2012

Of Walking in Ice – Werner Herzog, Kenneth White and Liminal Pilgrimage

If I actually make it, no one will know what this journey means. I’m following a direct imaginary line. Werner Herzog’s Of Walking in Ice is arguably one of the great texts of existential walking and pilgrimage.  A short diary, … Continue reading

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Observation

Slightly incongruous to be re-reading Werner Herzog’s Of Walking in Ice whilst we all wallow in the sunshine this week.  A bit like walking around with an ice-cube in my pocket as Edinburgh metamorphoses into an outdoor theatre and city … Continue reading

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D e e p – T y p o g r a p h y – Lines of Travel

e d g e l a n d s é e d r v i t r s a a v g i p i l g r i m a g e Now Playing:  Marilyn Crispell – Gaia

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D e e p – T y p o g r a p h y

d e e   y p t o   g a p r h y With apologies to Deep Topographers Nick Papadimitriou and John Rodgers! Anyone unfamiliar with their podcasts of ‘wayward topographical rambles’ is highly recommended to check them … Continue reading

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Rosyth Edgelands Dérive

We are in dangerous territory, walking westward out of the town of Rosyth, along the A985, one of ‘Britain’s killer roads’.  This arterial incision into the connective tissue of the Rosyth edgelands is to fully engage with the disruptive polarities … Continue reading

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