Category Archives: Ephemera – Encounters

Call and Response

the mist the call the fall the mist … ========= Later (with headphones) ========= The missed      call The Fall the mist … (Blindness, Peel Session)   Twa Ools / Trees Call of the rain-smeared cobbles (Rose Lane) Nocturne ≈ St Andrews, … Continue reading

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At Crombie Point

. Ink etched blue silence. Cold harbour spires, sketched over cubist sails. Thorn pinned birds still tethered. Wings opening, sensing the sky   … . The ruined pier at Crombie Point. (January, 2017). Jules Verne travelled to Scotland for the first … Continue reading

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Skein

. Unseen On the move overhead in the dark, a skein of geese trace elemental songlines. An arc of ancient language: shared, precise, yet never disclosed . . Untranslatable articulations. Dreamtime tracks. Already distant, almost gone. A fading away towards some idea of silence. ≈ … Continue reading

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A short history of …

. A short history of breathing ≈ . A short history of writing (scratch wall) ≈ . A short history of building … stone brick mortar (concrete) iron glass plastic … ≈ Now playing: Claire M Singer – Solas

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Following Ben Jonson: From Culross to Dunfermline

To begin the journey, we congregate almost four hundred years after Jonson. In front of the Palace walls, a set of variations in muted ochre, the orange pantile roof catches weak strands of sunlight on this September morning … ≈≈≈ Tales for Travellers and Travellers Tales … walking in the footsteps … 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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Three Colours

Blue Blackbird Raga Sky Transmission ≈ White The blind owl sees no shadows but feels the sun ≈ Red Sounding the sun-bleached colour-field.   A chorus of fire music. ≈ Now playing: Alice Coltrane – Saved from the Fire: The Ashram … Continue reading

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