Monthly Archives: September 2016

Culross to Dunfermline: Social Walk, Sunday 25th September

Next Sunday, September 25th, we are participating in a social walk which takes its inspiration from tracing Ben Jonson’s journey from Culross Palace to Dunfermline Abbey nearly 400 years ago. The walk is part of a wider project initiated by … Continue reading

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Fragments of Istria: an Assemblage

We could eat this sky. Stretch up, scoop out handfuls; smear our faces and taste the fanfare of sunset.   II   Out of red earth lines of olive trees, vines and quarried stone.     Centuries of building, dwelling, tending the … Continue reading

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Good Times = 2016 =

Perhaps just another graffiti strewn doorway but the phrase “Good Times = 2016 =” called out. I doubt that there are many people I know who would readily conflate 2016 and ‘good times’.  So just a throwaway action with a spray can? irony? a small … Continue reading

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foreground / distance

  foreground / distance fractured red diamonds through scattered prisms to grey horizons   Passing, at speed, on a train through the three red diamonds of the Forth Rail Bridge. The eye drawn to the foreground. Shards of red-painted steel, morph … Continue reading

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