a tidal log book: salt, moon, sun, wind ≈ I – Kirkcaldy Harbour To think of the journeys that have started and ended here. Safe harbour: a place of refuge or shelter. Arrivals and departures, crossing borders. Time measured in tidal flows. A … Continue reading →
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 →
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 →
how it begins (or ends) ≈≈≈ Now playing: Morton Feldman – For Samuel Beckett
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 →
Two hours. I have just dropped off a bunch of excited teenagers at Kirkcaldy Ice Rink (now rebadged as Fife Ice Arena) for the afternoon skating session. With too little time to return home and do anything meaningful, it seems like … Continue reading →
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 →
Island of residual ≈ It was only for a few days. The immediate sensory world became a continuum of white and grey. A familiar world made strange. Almost all colour, leached from the field of vision and imagination. White Grey … Continue reading →
Lost coordinates: Where untold stories bleed into images beyond words Where unheard sounds of the spectral field become entangled ≈≈≈ Now playing: Jim O’Rourke – Disengage ...
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 →
. Foregrounded over the Forth An archipelago of transitory islands . A solitary tree, inhabits the island Island of the hidden lagoon (Love) Island of the heart ≈≈≈ The ‘Transitory Islands’ pic was a fairly … Continue reading →
. The call precedes the chorus of arrival A delphian chant from an ancient score We can only be onlookers Line of the long low swoop Ascending over the Forth Carried on song … Continue reading →
Now playing: Fairport Convention – Unhalfbricking
I think that light makes material space … light is really the primary form of our habitation and makes surfaces come to life. The surface holds what we project into it. It is an active site of exchange between subject … Continue reading →
score of silence with grace notes ≈≈≈ Now playing: Eva-Maria Houben – Piano Music (performed by R. Andrew Lee).
For a moment hold an interstice of the gloaming ≈≈≈ Now playing: Eleh – ‘Measuring the Immeasurable’ from Radiant Intervals I.
When a wall whispers: Not I Caesura || Sentry Island ≈≈≈ Now playing: Morton Feldman (Ensemble Modern) – For Samuel Beckett