Category Archives: Ephemera – Signs and Signifiers

On the Other Side of the Castle

Youtz / twilight / twig / antenna On the other side of the castle Argyle House, Edinburgh Oblique rain fall     in the glitch land   (e)scape(s) ≈ Now playing: The Bug vs Earth – ‘Other Side of the World’ from Concrete Desert.

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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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Spectral Dreams of the City Stones

 A dream in masonry and living rock Robert Louis Stevenson the habit of dreaming and the ability to dream are primordial Fernando Pessoa . adrift casting a line to pull down the stars . . at the threshold of hearing, … Continue reading

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Last Setting of the Light – 2016

Last setting of the light – 2016 Leaves will return ≈ (Saw a kingfisher today, for only the second time, so 2016 has largely redeemed itself). Best wishes to all in 2017 and thanks for the support, collaboration, discussion and walking. More to come … Continue reading

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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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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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