30 Sep 2012 | walking (sideways)

Reading Rilke

In this there is no measuring with time, a year doesn’t matter, and ten years are nothing. Being an artist means: not numbering and counting, but ripening like a tree, which doesn’t force its sap, and stands confidently in the storms of spring, not afr...

29 Sep 2012 | walking (sideways)

The missing link

The Lekkermakery, the people who prepared us delicious food during the weekends, had an old-fashioned automat, containing small items for consumption like bags of crisps, cookies, chewing gum. On the last Sideways night I threw € 2 in the automat and o...

28 Sep 2012 | walking (sideways)


And again I return to Craigie Horsfield, like I did many times before, trying to understand what he is saying, having the feeling I'm on my way, having walked sideways.“As we read each of us experiences differently, we are within this, we place ourselv...

28 Sep 2012 | walking (sideways)

just now

you might be right"I think therefore I am" was a mistakehave been reading bits and pieces on the Sideways websiteretracing stepsfollowing other peoples' footstepsfaces as mapsobjects as peoplethings in the old and new meaning of the word*things I didn'...

23 Sep 2012 | walking (sideways)


"From time immemorial the art of keeping diaries while on the road was popular among the people, and such great writers as Lord Ki, Chomei, and the nun Abutsu brought it to perfection .... The readers will find in my diary a random collection of what I...

10 Jul 2012 | Walking – Vanessa Grasse


Routes is a project commissioned by Dance4  to engage local people from Belgrave and Braunstone communities in Leicester to encourage outdoor walking and explore the local areas through creative processes. Open the Routes Walk document here to retrace their footsteps... Continue Reading →

17 Jun 2012 | 40 Walks Blog

Walking with Claire MacDonald on 9 June 2012

Culzean I am walking with my friend Claire MacDonald. Claire seems to have accidentally arrived in my life (I wrote about the theatre company she co-founded, Impact, and she then invited me to join a research project). There are so many connections and overlaps in our lives that I am profoundly grateful for the accident. […]

10 Jun 2012 | 40 Walks Blog

Walking with Jen Harvie on 27 May 2012

Lea Valley Walk I am walking the Lea Valley Walk with Jen Harvie. Jen was completing her PhD in Glasgow just as I was beginning mine, and then moved to London shortly after. She is a bright spark in a network of connections, someone I enjoy bumping into at conferences and wish I had time […]

28 May 2012 | 40 Walks Blog

Walking with Natalie Wilson on 19 May 2012

  Friston Forest & The Seven Sisters I am walking with Natalie, a firm friend first made at university. Spring has been very slow in coming – wet and or/windy and/or unseasonably cold. Natalie has premonitions of walking in giant hailstones and so it is that I am instructed to carry with me from Glasgow […]