Category Archives: Happenstance

10 x Time Placed Sketches

I . Under a silent sky the breathing forest. Walk in . Devilla Forest, Fife. . II . Another shadow of time passes. Seasons come seasons go. . . Tuilyies standing stones (Bronze Age). Near Torryburn, Fife. . III . … Continue reading

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At the highest point

kaah………….k aah..  k    a    a   h ..kaah   ..  .kaah … k    a    a    h ….kaah….k….kaah ≈≈≈ at the highest point, a building? a parliament? a clamour of rooks?   . Coryphaeus, chorus, and huddled conversations . … Continue reading

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Frozen Motion: Topographies of Ice

           ≈ Now playing: Thomas Köner – ‘Meta Incognita’ from Permafrost.

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Last Light

. Conducting the last light of 2014 ≈ Now playing: Keiji Haino/Jim O’Rourke/Oren Ambarchi – ‘A New Radiance Springing Forth From Inside The Light’ from Now While It’s Still Warm Let Us Pour In All The Mystery.

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Crows, Crowns and a Curious Landscape

Like animated clods of black earth suspended in the branches. A murder of crows. We can feel their collective beady gaze following us as we walk down the single-track road that leads into the hamlet of Pattiesmuir.  A fluttering of … Continue reading

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Plants, potters, webs: On forms, usefulness and emptiness

With the clocks about to go back this weekend, autumnal hues cloak the body and seep into the skin. The piercing light of summer is almost emptied out. Weak threads of sunlight dissolve amongst russet, ochre and blanket skies of … Continue reading

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An encounter with the uncanny

  And we ………….who always think ……………………….of happiness rising would feel the emotion ……………that almost startles us ………………………….when a happy thing  falls. Rainer Maria Rilke – Duino Elegies  ≈ It often happens.  A sensation at the edge of perception. A … Continue reading

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