Tag Archives: Fife Psychogeography

The Osmotic Ocean

  osmosis: A gradual, often unconscious process of assimilation or absorption; the spontaneous passage or diffusion of water or other solvents through a semipermeable membrane. ≈ The walker on the city street stops to gaze at the ocean. Tracing a … Continue reading

Posted in Ephemera - Signs and Signifiers, Field Trip, Found Art, Observation, Poetry, Psychogeography, rag-pickings, Symbol, Twitter Archive | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Anthropo-obscene Rorschach Test

INEOS threatens to close UK plant unless it can dodge EU pollution rules – Unearthed, 23 March 2019. When the mirror loses its reflection … ≈ Hats off to Greta Thunberg and all others holding up the mirror. ≈≈≈ The … Continue reading

Posted in Ephemera - Signs and Signifiers | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

an invitation?

an invitation? to gather time to (re)open the box?   ≈≈ Now Playing: Kajsa Lindgren – ‘forest’ from WOMB

Posted in Ephemera - Encounters, Field Trip | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Back to the Forest of Spectral Trees

  they came to stand and listen a hushed communion old gods. new gods.     uncanny colours, shapes and forms the strange, disorienting world of the wild wood     listening station (listen in) ≈≈≈ Now playing: Harmonia & Eno … Continue reading

Posted in Field Trip, Observation, Poetry, Psychogeography | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

The Fifty-Fourth Station of the Tōkaidō (in Kirkcaldy)

Perhaps there was a fifty-fourth station of the Tōkaidō. What if Hiroshige transcended time and geography, sailed into Kirkcaldy harbour and placed a stone block in the outer walls of the library. A nod to an alternative Eastern Sea Road. … Continue reading

Posted in Ephemera - Signs and Signifiers, Field Trip, Found Art, Happenstance, Observation, rag-pickings | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 4 Comments

Glow / \ Black

W. J. Watson has suggested that this is a Pictish water-word, cognate with OW gloiu ‘liquid’, W gloyw ‘shiny’ (1926, 470), while Jacob King prefers a Celtic root *gleiwo- ‘gleaming, clear’. Place Names of Fife (2006) A Saturday in late April 2018. It feels … Continue reading

Posted in Field Trip, Found Art, Happenstance, Observation, Poetry, Psychogeography | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 14 Comments

erasure / profile

  erasure / profile contemplation on the absence of an egg ≈ Now playing: Sarah Davachi – ‘At Hand’ from Let Night Come On Bells End The Day.

Posted in Ephemera - Encounters, Happenstance, Observation, rag-pickings | Tagged , , , , , , | 2 Comments