Category Archives: Observation

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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Reflector / \ Conductor

 Light Lit Reflector /     \ Conductor of Car Park Transmutation In /     \ at the car parks of Rosyth Halt and Inverkeithing railway stations, Fife. Now playing: Ulrich Krieger – /RAW: ReSpace/

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Sundial

all the shadows of time since sixteen eighty nine ≈ Now playing: Licht-Akiyama Trios – Tomorrow Outside Tomorrow.

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A Field in Fife

I like maps, because they lie. Because they give no access to the vicious truth. they spread before me a world not of this world. Wisława Szymborska   There are only shadows here  A Field in England (Dir. Ben Wheatley) The … Continue reading

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The All Seeing Eye

How many time have I walked down Dunfermline High Street and never noticed this all-seeing eye? (Thanks to my daughter for spotting it). It’s located at the top of the current Clydesdale Bank building. Another set of Masonic symbols can be … Continue reading

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