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When natural cycles turn, brutalist windows can dream of trees…

. a flower expresses itself by flowering, not by being labelled Patrick Geddes That blue There – beyond the iris heads. As if a grey tarpaulin has been peeled back across the eyeball of the sky. . Spring light, a different … Continue reading

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Once we looked to the horizon

. Once we looked to the horizon. How can we see now? ≈ . Encased in the white wall a pulse, a tracing an inscription of breath. ≈ . An acronym, or a beginning an interruption, or an end? ≈ . … Continue reading

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Ephemera: Encounter with waving, smiling Robot

Aberdour, Fife, 28th December 2013. Now playing: Simply Saucer - Here Come the Cyborgs

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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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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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La Pasionaria and the Psychedelic Tiger: A short wander in Glasgow, 10th July 2013

Watch a street and you become it. You construct, if so inclined, a narrative: but you are also part of the witnessed event. You shape what you see. Iain Sinclair, Edge of the Orison In Glasgow. Uncharacteristic, sweltering heat and … 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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Moby Dick, Laurie Anderson and The Kings Cellar, Limekilns.

The book is so modern, it’s insane. Melville uses all these voices — historian, naturalist, botanist, lawyer, dreamer, obsessive librarian. His jump-cut style is truly contemporary. Laurie Anderson on Moby Dick  November 1999 The métro pulls in to Bobigny Pablo-Picasso in … Continue reading

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On the Coffin Road

We approach the village from the North by the coffin road known as Windylaw.  A sign indicates that this path was used for many centuries by people to carry their dead to Rosyth Church. Sometimes they would come from as … Continue reading

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Two Spectral Trees – Somewhere North of Devilla Forest

Looking up to the ridge, over the evergreen crowns, two spectral trees hang mid-air in the limpid heat. A  smoke spiral, all coiled movement, settles to stillness as a Rorschach blot of charcoal smudge bleeds into sun saturated blue. The universe … Continue reading

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