Tag Archives: Glenrothes

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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Ask a Psychogeographer: Interview on Prehistories

I recently tried to answer a few questions about psychogeography for the wonderful Prehistories website.  Here is an extract: Ask a… psychogeographer Interview with Murdo Eason, The Fife Psychogeographical Collective. For any readers who haven’t encountered psychogeography before, could you give a … Continue reading

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On the first day of Spring 2016

. Crossing the celestial line, a cloud on the first day of Spring . The Caskieberran water tank, is a structure etched in the memory of growing up in the New Town of Glenrothes.  At that time, the tank was … Continue reading

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The Eternal Return of Autumn

. The eternal return of the    ephemeral autumn         ballet . . At no other time (than autumn) does the earth let itself be inhaled in one smell, the ripe earth; in a smell that is … Continue reading

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When natural cycles turn, brutalist windows can dream of trees…

. a flower expresses itself by flowering, not by being labelled Patrick Geddes That blue There – beyond the iris heads. As if a grey tarpaulin has been peeled back across the eyeball of the sky. . Spring light, a different … Continue reading

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Moby Dick, Laurie Anderson and The King’s Cellar, Limekilns.

The book is so modern, it’s insane. Melville uses all these voices — historian, naturalist, botanist, lawyer, dreamer, obsessive librarian. His jump-cut style is truly contemporary. Laurie Anderson on Moby Dick  November 1999 The métro pulls in to Bobigny Pablo-Picasso in … Continue reading

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I Remember (after Brainard and Perec) – Nos 8-14, 11th February 2012 CE.

First part: Nos 1-7 8 I remember our first house in the new town of Glenrothes, Rimbleton precinct.  All the precincts were named after the old farms on which the mass housing was built.  Rimbleton streets were named after Scottish … Continue reading

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