Category Archives: I Remember

On the first day of Spring 2016

. Crossing the celestial line, a cloud on the first day of Spring . The Caskieberran water tank, is a structure etched in the memory of growing up in the New Town of Glenrothes.  At that time, the tank was … Continue reading

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From Hill to Sea – Book Update

From Hill to Sea: Dispatches from the Fife Psychogeographical Collective, 2010 – 2014 is published by Bread and Circuses Publishing. After a successful launch at the Edinburgh Independent & Radical Book Fair, copies of the book are now available from Word … Continue reading

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Moby Dick, Laurie Anderson and The King’s 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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The Firebugs of Kreuzberg

Retain your memories but détourn them so that they correspond with your era. Asger Jorn We are in Berlin travelling on the U-Bahn to Kottbusser Tor in Kreuzberg. It is a gloriously warm April morning with fists of sunlight starting … Continue reading

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I Remember (after Brainard and Perec) – Nos 8-14, 11th February 2012 CE.

First part: Nos 1-7 8 I remember our first house in the new town of Glenrothes, Rimbleton precinct.  All the precincts were named after the old farms on which the mass housing was built.  Rimbleton streets were named after Scottish … Continue reading

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I Remember (after Brainard and Perec)

The starting point is George Perec’s Je Me Souviens (1978) which I instantly fell in love with on a visit to Paris.  I literally stumbled across it in a small bookshop,  in the 7th arrondissement. Books were stacked and littered … Continue reading

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