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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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Language of Objects I-V

I . I whisper in colours of time and space . II . Don’t you think I feel these scars, the tightening noose of ivy? . III . No sun ever shines here yet my soaked skin feeds green shoots … 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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Three Colours

Blue Blackbird Raga Sky Transmission ≈ White The blind owl sees no shadows but feels the sun ≈ Red Sounding the sun-bleached colour-field.   A chorus of fire music. ≈ Now playing: Alice Coltrane – Saved from the Fire: The Ashram … Continue reading

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Memories of Water: Glen Bridge Car Park, Dunfermline

. 1772 arriving at a fall it becomes useful in turning five mills . Thomas Pennant,  A Tour in Scotland and Voyage to the Hebrides, 1772, Volume 2 (London: B.White, 1776). Now playing: This Heat – ‘A New Kind of Water’ … Continue reading

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Found Art: Andre / Mondrian / Scully

How many times have we walked up Free School Close, a narrow pedestrian thoroughfare that connects Canmore Street to Dunfermline High Street? Perhaps it was the way the sun reflected off the pinks and greys. Possibly we were more attuned … Continue reading

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Tracing the Cut: On the Path of Sleeping Sleepers

On the path of sleeping sleepers as it looked on the last day of 2014. Time to return and follow the line. . ⇒⇒⇒⇒⇒⇒⇒⇒⇒⇒⇒⇒⇒⇒⇒⇒ ¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦ ⇒⇒⇒⇒⇒⇒⇒⇒⇒⇒⇒⇒⇒⇒⇒⇒ . The small part of the track that we had walked at the end … Continue reading

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