Category Archives: Field Trip

Spaces of Silence

1876 ≈ Out of the silence of centuries, discrete words will, one day, surface for us … Edmond Jabès     text without words     unheard conversation     solitaire (listening to the light)     setting sun reflects … Continue reading

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A Familiar World Made Strange

All tracks,  footprints, paths were gone. Buried. He had pitched a tent on arriving: how come it had not blown off? From inside, he watched the complex improvisations of the wind. He heard how it suddenly laughed with the sand, … Continue reading

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The City Speaks

  Aerated Waters Marchmont, Edinburgh     P e r s e v e r e  P e r s e v e r e  P e r s e v e r e  P e r s e v … Continue reading

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Impossible Textures of the Sea / Light Fizzles

On the last day of 2017, the impossible textures of the sea . . A full moon emerges rises, observes . . Constant flux underfoot, new paths .   Sustaining coastal energies, wind, sea spray changing colours of the tide     Cloud and … Continue reading

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‘In Darkness Let Me Dwell’ – (After Dowland)

  As if a breath freezes into veins of ice   A sketch outlined on the silence of darkness     From darkness an opening          eye                       … Continue reading

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Embedded in the Landscape: Psychogeography, Folk Horror and the Everyday

I’ve had a few requests to share the talk I gave at The Unseelie Court event organised by Folk Horror Revival in October. So here it is:    We’ll come back to that guy on the slide later. I’m guessing … Continue reading

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At around 4.00pm, 25.11.17

Not any special tree. Just a tree and tidal sky, ebbing to gelid darkness. The last wave breaking of a November day. One final incandescent breath. A path lit – for the moment. To retreat or proceed? Always the same … Continue reading

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