Category Archives: Psychogeography

Tracing the Cut: On the Path of Sleeping Sleepers

On the path of sleeping sleepers as it looked on the last day of 2014. Time to return and follow the line. . ⇒⇒⇒⇒⇒⇒⇒⇒⇒⇒⇒⇒⇒⇒⇒⇒ ¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦ ⇒⇒⇒⇒⇒⇒⇒⇒⇒⇒⇒⇒⇒⇒⇒⇒ . The small part of the track that we had walked at the end … 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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Lost Voices

    lost voices:   …………………………whispers   of building   ……………dwelling   …………………………departing   .     ≈ Now playing: Robin Williamson: Trusting in the Rising Light

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A Huddersfield Bestiary – with Kingfisher

  the handsomest by far of all the factory towns in Yorkshire and Lancashire Friedrich Engels In hindsight, it was perhaps inevitable. Brought to this town by a Wolf(f) and a Cow, (1) the animistic world was transmitting subtle messages … Continue reading

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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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Addendum: Into the Void – A Field Trip

We have previously entered the Zone-like territory of The Void which was documented in a previous post here: . We have just been sent this wonderful photo by Stray Seal which captures the uncanny, submerged world of The Void.  It … Continue reading

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Is this the first published use of the term ‘psychogeography’?

“The science of anthropogeography, or more properly speaking, psychogeography, deals with the influence of geographical environment on the human mind.” J. Walter Fewkes, Bureau of American Ethnology, (1905) . ≈≈≈ . Presented in  a paper ‘Climate and Cult’ published in the … Continue reading

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