shattered bottle / Zen garden ≈≈≈ Now playing: John Cage – Ryoanji
how it begins (or ends) ≈≈≈ Now playing: Morton Feldman – For Samuel Beckett
Perhaps there was a fifty-fourth station of the Tōkaidō. What if Hiroshige transcended time and geography, sailed into Kirkcaldy harbour and placed a stone block in the outer walls of the library. A nod to an alternative Eastern Sea Road. … Continue reading →
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 →
erasure / profile contemplation on the absence of an egg ≈ Now playing: Sarah Davachi – ‘At Hand’ from Let Night Come On Bells End The Day.
Two hours. I have just dropped off a bunch of excited teenagers at Kirkcaldy Ice Rink (now rebadged as Fife Ice Arena) for the afternoon skating session. With too little time to return home and do anything meaningful, it seems like … Continue reading →
Lost coordinates: Where untold stories bleed into images beyond words Where unheard sounds of the spectral field become entangled ≈≈≈ Now playing: Jim O’Rourke – Disengage ...
Aerated Waters Marchmont, Edinburgh P e r s e v e r e P e r s e v e r e P e r s e v e r e P e r s e v … Continue reading →
. Foregrounded over the Forth An archipelago of transitory islands . A solitary tree, inhabits the island Island of the hidden lagoon (Love) Island of the heart ≈≈≈ The ‘Transitory Islands’ pic was a fairly … Continue reading →
. The call precedes the chorus of arrival A delphian chant from an ancient score We can only be onlookers Line of the long low swoop Ascending over the Forth Carried on song … Continue reading →
light / pool flood / line cascade / spill a strange gravity ≈ Now playing: Catherine Lamb – ‘curvo totalitas’ (2016) from Yarn/Wire Currents 4
As if a breath freezes into veins of ice A sketch outlined on the silence of darkness From darkness an opening eye … Continue reading →
Now playing: Fairport Convention – Unhalfbricking
Haar gothic Graveyard off limits No herald angels sing today ≈≈≈ Dunfermline Abbey 21.12.17 Now playing: Erik Satie (played by Philip Corner) – ‘The Gothic Dances’ from Satie Slowly
Another Green World Concrete dreams of Catterline (Found Art – after Eardley) . After the fall Small increments in green ≈≈≈ Now playing: Eno – ‘In Dark Trees’ from Another Gree...
I think that light makes material space … light is really the primary form of our habitation and makes surfaces come to life. The surface holds what we project into it. It is an active site of exchange between subject … Continue reading →
score of silence with grace notes ≈≈≈ Now playing: Eva-Maria Houben – Piano Music (performed by R. Andrew Lee).
For a moment hold an interstice of the gloaming ≈≈≈ Now playing: Eleh – ‘Measuring the Immeasurable’ from Radiant Intervals I.
When a wall whispers: Not I Caesura || Sentry Island ≈≈≈ Now playing: Morton Feldman (Ensemble Modern) – For Samuel Beckett
sound of the moon silent water Firth of Forth 31.08.17. Now playing: Christina Vantzou – ‘Moon Drone’ from No. 3