06 Dec 2013 | psychogeography – thinkwhere

Markov Chains, Twitter and Radical Texts

The next few posts will cover some pet projects that I did whilst not being able to work due to recent civic duty.  They cover things from the role of familiar strangers on the internet and anti-social networks, through to meteorological hacks, funny memes to twitter bots. The first in this series is about what happens when you […]

23 Nov 2013 | Walking and Art

Hop, Skip, Jump by Elspeth Owen

Here is a very simple idea for a walk suggested by Elspeth Owen I am thinking of it as a way to extend friendships and ways of being companionable while walking. I am imagining the numbers one, two and three to be on our minds as we wander.  Hop, Skip, Jump    I walk to […]

03 Nov 2013 | a soft armour

A new suit

I never thought I would ever wear a jogging suit in public. Emilia's suit. Three pieces again, sweatshirt, trousers and a t-shirt in a matching colour. I left Amsterdam in the middle of August in a three piece walking suit. I wore it every day while...

03 Nov 2013 | a soft armour

A new suit

I never thought I would ever wear a jogging suit in public. Emilia's suit. Three pieces again, sweatshirt, trousers and a t-shirt in a matching colour. I left Amsterdam in the middle of August in a three piece walking suit. I wore it every day while...

16 Oct 2013 | a soft armour

Memories

I walked for 40 days and I arrived in the Nomadic Village. There I opened a Memory Shop. It was located in one of the best locations in town, the central square Uptown. It was close to where I lived. From my shop I could see the biggest part of the...

16 Oct 2013 | a soft armour

Memories

I walked for 40 days and I arrived in the Nomadic Village. There I opened a Memory Shop. It was located in one of the best locations in town, the central square Uptown. It was close to where I lived. From my shop I could see the biggest part of the...

28 Sep 2013 | a soft armour

Day 40. Walking with my mother & father

The end and the beginning. I had feared this day. But only in the last couple of days, because for a long time there had been no end and no beginning apart from the beginning and the ending of the day.I had been enclosed in the day, lived the day like ...

28 Sep 2013 | a soft armour

Day 40. Walking with my mother & father

The end and the beginning. I had feared this day. But only in the last couple of days, because for a long time there had been no end and no beginning apart from the beginning and the ending of the day.I had been enclosed in the day, lived the day like ...

28 Sep 2013 | a soft armour

Day 39. Walking with Anton Tellegen

Last breakfast with a mountainFirst stop in Châteauneuf-le-Rouge where there is a line in front of a shop on the village square. I approach and see a shop window with the most amazing cakes and pastries. Yesterday was my birthday. I didn't eat any b...

26 Sep 2013 | Walking and Art

Conference: The Art of Walking

The Art of Walking: Pedestrian Mobility in Literature, Philosophy, and the Arts from the Eighteenth to the Twenty-First Century. École Normale Supérieure de Lyon, France9 -11 October 2013 contact email:  [email protected] / [email protected] October 9 Plenary session 1 Ian Marshall, Pennsylvania State University. Border Crossings: Walking the Haiku Path on the International Appalachian Trail. Parallel […]

25 Sep 2013 | 40 Walks Blog

Walking with Alex Kelly on 19 September 2013

Berwickshire Coastal Path Border Walk I am walking with Alex Kelly. Alex was born in Walsall, lives in Sheffield, and works in Sheffield and Leeds (as well as travelling a lot with the theatre company, Third Angel). His mum was born in Drumchapel, lived in Dundee, then Dublin and for many years in Walsall, but […]

25 Sep 2013 | Everyone's Blog Posts - Making Routes

São Paulo, June 2013

  After a particularly uncomfortable and severely delayed two-day journey from Charleston to São Paulo, we slump down with a beer in a hotel bar and attempt to wind down. This is the reality of touring theatre – far from home, exhausted and disoriented, desperate for a drink. We have been travelling from place to place for almost three months…

25 Sep 2013 | Everyone's Blog Posts - Making Routes

São Paulo, June 2013

  After a particularly uncomfortable and severely delayed two-day journey from Charleston to São Paulo, we slump down with a beer in a hotel bar and attempt to wind down. This is the reality of touring theatre – far from home, exhausted and disoriented, desperate for a drink. We have…

25 Sep 2013 | Everyone's Blog Posts - Making Routes

São Paulo, June 2013

  After a particularly uncomfortable and severely delayed two-day journey from Charleston to São Paulo, we slump down with a beer in a hotel bar and attempt to wind down. This is the reality of touring theatre – far from home, exhausted and disoriented, desperate for a drink. We have been travelling from place to place for almost three months…

22 Sep 2013 | a soft armour

Day 39. Walking with Anton Tellegen

Last breakfast with a mountainFirst stop in Châteauneuf-le-Rouge where there is a line in front of a shop on the village square. I approach and see a shop window with the most amazing cakes and pastries. Yesterday was my birthday. I didn't eat any b...