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Footprints, traces and lines

The memory of landscape; remnants of the past, traces of former actions. Traces of past lives: a footprint here, a line there, impressed, inscribed, drawn into the landscape. Some last but a fleeting moment. Others endure through the centuries, millennia … Continue reading

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The mound

I climb the stairs out of the train station, make my way along the bridge high above the train tracks, out onto the Main Street and turn east. Passing familiar landmarks – the bank, the little jeweller’s shop, the church … Continue reading

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Rottenrow

I step through the archway and place one hand on grey granite, smooth and cold under my fingers. I place my other hand on sandstone, pockmarked and textured, warm to the touch. Such contrast, such difference, yet both part of … Continue reading

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The Old Woman

The Caliach or old woman. She stands on a hillside overlooking the sea, tall, thin and ancient, battered a little by the years, keeping lonely watch, millennia long. Penned in now as if there were a need to imprison and control … Continue reading

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