Tag Archives: Edinburgh

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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Ephemera: City lungs, breathe at twilight

. City lungs breathe at twilight . Now playing:  AGF – Breathing in Lines .

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Some Questions of the Drift

“I ask you:  – What is the weight of light?“ – Clarice Lispector ≈ ≈ ≈ . . .  – What are the colours of time? . . . . .  – What are the sounds of the stones? . . .. … 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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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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A Saunter through Summerhall

Buildings loom over us and persist beyond us. They have the perfect memory of materiality Longevity has no chance without a serious structure Stewart Brand – How Buildings Learn We finally got the chance to have a good investigative wander … Continue reading

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Observation

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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Levitate the Crags!

One of the most direct ways to immerse yourself in Fife’s liminal energies is to walk the Coastal Path. Out on the edge at the intersection of land and sea is always a receptive  place to be.  However, for the … Continue reading

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