19 Sep 2019 | Museum of Walking

What’s your opinion of a place?

We’ve been working with some great partners and co-creators in the last few weeks to bring together Sound Walk Sunday / September One such partner has been George Fort from Placecloud app –  the app that allows you to record your opinions of a place, building, park, river or even a tree and have your […]

14 Sep 2019 | 33 Temple

10th International Conference on The Image

For the 10th International Conference on The Image, this year held at the Manchester School of Art, Manchester Metropolitan University, UK on 5-6th September, I decided to submit a conference poster for inclusion.Being preoccupied by performative walki...

13 Sep 2019 | Museum of Walking

Midamble – midway on our life’s journey

‘Midamble‘ was the title of a long form poem by Peter Jaeger whom we first encountered at Made of Walking at La Romieu, in south west France in 2017.  Made of Walking was the host to a number of live events that launched Sound Walk Sunday 2017.  So it was a delight that we had […]

11 Sep 2019 | Reading and Walking

97. Frantz Fanon, The Wretched of the Earth

I was told that I might find something useful for my work in Frantz Fanon’s The Wretched of the Earth. I’m not sure I did, to be honest. It’s an important book, of course: a classic work about colonialism and decolonization. It was written (or rather dictated) under harrowing circumstances; Fanon was seriously ill with […]

09 Sep 2019 | Reading and Walking

95. Eve Tuck and C. Ree, “A Glossary of Haunting”

In my last blog entry, I wondered whether some of the strange justifications Eva Mackey describes settler descendants making about their occupation of Indigenous land—the claim, for instance, that there were no Indigenous people living on the land when settlers  first arrived—might come from “a deeply buried recognition that the claims Settlers make about Crown […]

09 Sep 2019 | exercises in being here

Birdwatching

I call this work. To sit under the trees - not in the chair I usually sit in, because it is occupied - and look at the tiny bird, sitting on the back of my usual chair, almost a perfect ball with its fluffed up feathers. The deep black when he opens...

08 Sep 2019 | 33 Temple

4th World Congress of Psychogeography, 2019

The 4th World Congress of Psychogeography was held on the first weekend in September 2019 at the following venues in West Yorkshire: Huddersfield on Friday 6th, Dewsbury on Saturday 7th and Marsden on Sunday 8th.I have never classed myself as a true ps...

04 Sep 2019 | Radical Stroud

Being John Thelwall

I first opened the pages of EP Thompson’s Making of the English Working Class On my 21st birthday in 1972: It seemed to sit quite easily along With the glass bottomed pewter tankard - A traditional 21st father-son present back then: Key of the do...

04 Sep 2019 | Radical Stroud

Ghost Mills Walks

Free, but just a few places left only - contact me if you wish to go: 9.45 - approx 13:00 FRIDAY SEPTEMBER 13TH A leisurely walk along the towpath follows past old mills to Bowbridge and thence Stroud. Uncovering a colonial landscape whilst in the f...

04 Sep 2019 | LucyFurLeaps

Walk with Jane on the Cambridge Estate

Alison Fure is leading a Soundwalk as part of her Walks with Jane project, in conjunction with The Museum of Walking, through the Cambridge Estate in Kingston Upon Thames, this Saturday evening, 7th September, 2019. From the Museum of Walking website event page:                       This … Continue reading Walk with Jane on the Cambridge Estate →