Category Archives: Symbol

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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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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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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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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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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‘Keep walking intently’

  ‘Keep walking intently’ Takehisa Kosugi’s text score Theatre Music. Text score from Michael Nyman, Experimental Music: Cage and Beyond (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, Second edition, 1999). Now playing: Taj Mahal Travellers – July 15, 1972.

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Underneath the M90

Up above, the sound is like a collision of thunder arriving from north and south. Traffic heading to unknown destinations, running up and down the asphalt spine of the M90 motorway. Here, underneath the flyover, the concrete walls have become vast, … Continue reading

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