Category Archives: Field Trip

Unofficial Britain: The Tower

. We have contributed a short piece called The Tower to Unofficial Britain which you can find here Unofficial Britain is a new hub for unusual perspectives on the landscape of the British Isles, exploring the urban, the rural and … Continue reading

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The wild wood

  . Beyond the hawthorn, lies the wild wood “cuckoo, cuckoo” . . over the threshold forms and colours of the Otherworld . . … snake-eye stirs . ‘ jaw click, snout and a slither of tongues . . threat … Continue reading

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Solstice

  On the longest day   …………………………………….all   …………………………………………………..hail the light .  ≈ 21 June 2014. Walking along an overgrown railway track near Crombie in Fife. As ‘night’ approaches, darkness fails to smother the light. Even the Giant Hogweed (?) appears … Continue reading

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the last sound of an echo

. . t h e    l a s t    s o u n d    o f    a n    e c h o . t h e    l a s t    s o u … Continue reading

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Whilst looking for somewhere else

. The future is already haunting us . (whilst looking for the Anne Frank Huis, Amsterdam) ≈ . Cubist dreams of glass and sky in-worlds bleed out-world . . few bicycles no canals . (lost somewhere between Amsterdam and Amstelveen … Continue reading

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When natural cycles turn, brutalist windows can dream of trees…

. a flower expresses itself by flowering, not by being labelled Patrick Geddes That blue There – beyond the iris heads. As if a grey tarpaulin has been peeled back across the eyeball of the sky. . Spring light, a different … Continue reading

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A silent witness to the stories of place

The unfolding spiral begins with the star, the sea and the fishes. A story of place formed at the threshold of land and tidal flows. Named after the earliest human dwellings, the caves.  Inhabited and used for thousands of years … Continue reading

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