03 Oct 2014 | gill russell: lorg-coise / foot-print

hielan’ safari

‘It is a badge of honour among hikers to have ‘bagged’ all 284 Munros, which to the uninitiated, might sound like a joyless mountain slog. But even for non-committed trekkers, a spot of Munro bagging is an infinitely exhilarating experience in the wil...

23 Sep 2014 | Let's take a walk

The Moment of Silence

Thank you so much for being part of Let's take a walk #33 and The People Climate March.The march was wonderful, I have so many images of the walk but I will share with you what was in my mind the most memorable moment The Moment of Silence, enjoy.If yo...

20 Sep 2014 | a soft armour

Tying the days together

I  walked from Amsterdam to Austria in a three piece walking suit. 1364 kilometer, 96 days. Every day I wrote a story. Every day I collected pieces of thread, ropes, strings, rubber bands and I tied them together in the order in which I found them...

20 Sep 2014 | a soft armour

Tying the days together

I  walked from Amsterdam to Austria in a three piece walking suit. 1364 kilometer, 96 days. Every day I wrote a story. Every day I collected pieces of thread, ropes, strings, rubber bands and I tied them together in the order in which I found them...

19 Sep 2014 | cloakanddagger-music

Mock ‘N’ Roll

We're very excited to announce our involvement in the Mock 'n' Roll project. Mock 'n' Roll Volume 2 is the second album to be commissioned by artists Jack Hudson and Lord Whitney -- bringing together a wide range of talented musicians to pen original m...

13 Sep 2014 | 40 Walks Blog

Walking with Adrienne Scullion on 23 August 2014

   Saligo Bay to Machir Bay, Islay I am walking with my friend and colleague, Adrienne. Late August in Scotland can feel like early autumn, but waking up in Port Charlotte today, the sun glistening off a calm and beautifully clear Loch Indaal, summer is still here at least. It’s many years since I’ve visited […]

16 Aug 2014 | a soft armour

A soft armour

It is the simplest thing I can think of. And the simplest things always make the most sense. It is easy. You open your door, you close it behind you. You take your house with you and you walk. Your body moves through the world, becomes part of the worl...

16 Aug 2014 | a soft armour

A soft armour

It is the simplest thing I can think of. And the simplest things always make the most sense. It is easy. You open your door, you close it behind you. You take your house with you and you walk. Your body moves through the world, becomes part of the worl...

16 Aug 2014 | IMPRINTABLE

George Hart (Long Beach, California)

George Hart is a Professor in the Department of English at California State University, Long Beach. We sat on George’s deck with drinks and a Zoom H2 digital recorder, but I made the rookie mistake that I lecture my students not to make: I armed the recorder but did not activate the record button a […]

11 Aug 2014 | Walking and Art

On Walking by Phil Smith

The post brings two new books on walking, from the UK. On the cover, photographs of lush vegetation bring back pleasant memories from rural and urban walks across green-grassed, greyed-sky Britain. The first book On Walking, opens with a long subtitle. The author – artist, writer, playwright, performer, academic, counter-tourist – owns up to “stalking […]

11 Aug 2014 | a soft armour

The Lost & Found Collection

I left Hohe Wand, put on my suit again, walked to Vienna to spend two weeks in the city before walking to the west of Austria to meet up with some Nomads at a project called Schmiede. I wondered if it would be a good idea to continue wearing the suit i...

11 Aug 2014 | a soft armour

The Lost & Found Collection

I left Hohe Wand, put on my suit again, walked to Vienna to spend two weeks in the city before walking to the west of Austria to meet up with some Nomads at a project called Schmiede. I wondered if it would be a good idea to continue wearing the suit i...