Category Archives: Happenstance

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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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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An Almost Supernatural Manifestation…

I must have taken this journey hundreds of times. The railway crossing over the Firth of Forth, rumbling through the three red diamonds of the Rail Bridge. The train window frames a changing canvas of sea and sky as weather … Continue reading

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The Poppies are in the Field: Pattiesmuir 26th June 2013

. The poppies are in the field But don’t ask me what that means – Julian Cope There is no long march of progress in this field. No future enlightenment to strive for.                 … Continue reading

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Ephemera – A short visual drift through the Edinburgh New Town

P e d a g o g y ~ C o n v e r g e / E n t w i n e ~ B r o u g h t o n  M a r k e … Continue reading

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4’33” on a train – John Cage Centennial, 5th September 2012

Our modest contribution to the John Cage centennial celebrations. On 5th September 2012, we decided to undertake a performance of 4’33″on the train from Falkirk High to Glasgow Queen Street. Raising and lowering the seat tray served to mark the … Continue reading

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T h r e s h o l d

trying to catch a thread of time when theincomingtide becomes the o u  t   g    o     i      n       g        t         i          … Continue reading

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