31 May 2018 | Walking Off the Big Apple

Return to Roosevelt Island

Nearly ten years ago, Walking Off the Big Apple visited Roosevelt Island and was struck by the comparisons between the island in the East River and the Île de la Cité, the island in the Seine in Paris. Roosevelt Island Welcome Center, near both the ...

30 May 2018 | Radical Stroud

Synchronised Global Walking May 12th 2018

It was May the 12th, 2018, Synchronised walking was happening all over the globe Via a shared urban score: ‘Cities tend to start in the middle and spread outwards, thinning as they go… a familiar phenomenology … in the middle of things. But where ...

25 May 2018 | A Wander is not a Slog

A Wander is not a Slog 2018-05-25 04:26:37

While the Duke and Duchess of Sussex completed their long walk, I did a playful one. Quiet, solitary, local; no pomp and not much performance. It was a welcome reprieve after the epic experience of City Centre. Sometimes it’s best not to think too much… better to give yourself over to the roll of the die: […]

24 May 2018 | From Hill to Sea

Glow / \ Black

W. J. Watson has suggested that this is a Pictish water-word, cognate with OW gloiu ‘liquid’, W gloyw ‘shiny’ (1926, 470), while Jacob King prefers a Celtic root *gleiwo- ‘gleaming, clear’. Place Names of Fife (2006) A Saturday in late April 2018. It feels … Continue reading →