Walk, Look, Listen, Slow Marathon: Cabrach – Huntly by Claudia Zeiske

Claudia Zeiske

Claudia Zeiske

Marŝarto Grand Jury 2023 Marŝarto Grand Jury 2024 Writer in residence 2021/22

Claudia Zeiske is a walking curator, whose interest lies in path-making as a cultural practice. With friendship at heart, her walks combine a desire for a slower pace of life with socio-politically and environmentally sensitive issues. For more than a deca...

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Julian Ashton reads Walk, Look, Listen, Slow Marathon: Cabrach – Huntly

Walk, Look, Listen, Slow Marathon: Cabrach – Huntly

Phone box, red, redundant, bind boots, off, off we go, tarmac, fresh, air, upwards, onwards, cemetery, farm, redundant, pee, up, up, landrover, rowan tree, keeps witches away, kestrel, up, Old Wife of Aldivalloch, down, down, ford, along, along, trot the pace, bridge, mink trap, wood, dense, sitka, map, break, wine gums and water, sitka, spruce, dark here, pee, gate, farm, redundant, sheep shit, landowner, absentee, Scottish Land laws, awful, must protest, when?, where?, road, Grouse Inn, tea, cakes, thanks Mhairi, thanks, thanks, along, the river, the Deveron, the path, hot, anorak off, Scottish flag, flutter, independence?, maybe?, one day, raspberries, yum, muddy, farm, sheep, shearing, gate, undulating, the river, bull, scary?, onwards, burn, cross, flowers, yellow, pretty, name?, deer, gorse, thick, redundant house, what happened?, to the owner, dead, left?, green, so green, only Scottish green, down, up, up, talk-to-myself, clouds, cumulus, another landscape, stepby step, farm, bins, sheep, mess, tarmac, hate tarmac, sing, song, Die Gedanken sind frei, are they?, free, the thoughts, not sure, emerging blister, along, along, along, hi, along, car, bloody cars, sandwich, water, apple, wine gum, up again, up, up, up, down, down, bridge, willow herbs, from France, they say, brought after WW1, from the trenches, in the kilts, up again, berries, yum, up, woods, pee, woods, sitka, compass, map, right, left, right, curry tonight?, no view, just sitka, there it is, the Clashmach, house hill, the trig point, the cairn, the view, the Huntly, the home, down, down, path, down, road, ASDA, beer.

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