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Soundtracks of 2013

Would just like to take the opportunity to wish everyone all the best for 2014.  Thank you for your support which has been much appreciated in 2013. ˜ Pause. Breathe. In. Out. Pre- pare the sounding board you’ll be for the … Continue reading

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Echoes of the Pioneers: Three Beehives in Leven

Recently, we have been visiting the area around the coastal town of Leven.  A fairly long piece is slowly coming to fruition.  Until then, here is a short post. ≈ Walk up Durie Street in Leven and listen out for … 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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Through fence and over field, to beyond the hem of trees.

through fence and over field – to beyond the hem of trees. ♦ Thanks to all who have taken time to read any of the postings this year. It has been much appreciated and a delight to interact with so … Continue reading

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Soundtracks of 2012

Our soundtracks of 2012 have been characterised by works of substance: – the long take and the inner journey – sounds captured at the threshold of perception – sounds that affect the body – sounds to dwell in – sounds … Continue reading

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On Samhain

The moon gazed on my midnight labours, while, with unrelaxed and breathless eagerness, I pursued nature to her hiding-places. Mary Shelley at the cusp of light and darkness through veil of in-world and out-world they arrive. ~~~ And if in … Continue reading

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Berlin dérive – Tiergarten

Not to find one’s way around a city does not mean much. But to lose one’s way in a city, as one loses one’s way in a forest, requires some schooling. Walter Benjamin awaken, to the spooling thread of a … Continue reading

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Of Walking in Ice – Werner Herzog, Kenneth White and Liminal Pilgrimage

If I actually make it, no one will know what this journey means. I’m following a direct imaginary line. Werner Herzog’s Of Walking in Ice is arguably one of the great texts of existential walking and pilgrimage.  A short diary, … Continue reading

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Slightly incongruous to be re-reading Werner Herzog’s Of Walking in Ice whilst we all wallow in the sunshine this week.  A bit like walking around with an ice-cube in my pocket as Edinburgh metamorphoses into an outdoor theatre and city … Continue reading

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D e e p – T y p o g r a p h y – Lines of Travel

e d g e l a n d s é e d r v i t r s a a v g i p i l g r i m a g e Now Playing:  Marilyn Crispell – Gaia

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