Category Archives: Observation

The Desire Line of Water

. from source to sea: the desire line of water rarely follows a straight path . . Flux -> Flow -> Gravity -> Time: all combine with light, to reveal the sounds and colours of falling water . . All of the utterances. From … Continue reading

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Weathered Walls (I – VII)

. The stones hold and keep, the memory of every raindrop I II III IV V VI VII From the North facing walls of Dunfermline Abbey Church. A church has probably existed on this site since 1070. Now playing: David … Continue reading

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Following the Falling Water

  .   .             ≈≈≈   . . ≈≈≈ .   ≈≈≈       Images taken from a short walk on the Water of Leith, between the Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art … Continue reading

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Memories of Water: Glen Bridge Car Park, Dunfermline

. 1772 arriving at a fall it becomes useful in turning five mills . Thomas Pennant,  A Tour in Scotland and Voyage to the Hebrides, 1772, Volume 2 (London: B.White, 1776). Now playing: This Heat – ‘A New Kind of Water’ … Continue reading

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Found Art: Andre / Mondrian / Scully

How many times have we walked up Free School Close, a narrow pedestrian thoroughfare that connects Canmore Street to Dunfermline High Street? Perhaps it was the way the sun reflected off the pinks and greys. Possibly we were more attuned … Continue reading

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In the footsteps of Kafka

Are you trying to make me believe I’m unreal standing here absurdly on the green pavement? Kafka – Description of a Struggle It seems an appropriate day (3rd June) to post these rough diary fragments and photographs from a trip … Continue reading

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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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