Category Archives: Observation

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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Quiescent structures of the (in)visible

. Quiescent structures of the (in)visible . ≈ Hi-rise tower blocks at Seaton Place, Falkirk, built 1965 – 1969. Home of the estate factor of Callendar House, a listed building with stable court, stable blocks, dovecot and implement shed. Now derelict and on the … Continue reading

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Lost coordinates

Time adrift Land, sea and sky under caul of ice fog Lost coordinates.   Trace of an island? spectral ship? Ah – foreshore shaman at the prow. ≈≈≈ Now playing: Kevin Drumm – Middle of Nothing (Part 1)

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Settle / / Disperse

. Settle . . Settled / . /      / . / Disperse . Dispersed ≈ ice blue hue of early morning /     / settled setting of frozen music /     / arrowhead stave aimed at the stars /     / rhythms inked on starless starlight [ crack crack … 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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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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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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