Tag Archives: experience

Entangled

There are House Martins nesting under the eaves of the tenements near my flat. I see them each morning and evening as I walk to and from work, swooping and flying above my head. I hear them too as they … Continue reading

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Perspective

Perspective. Sometimes we all need a change of perspective. Recently a friend and I climbed Dumgoyne, a volcanic plug marking the beginning of the Campsies, the hills to the north of Glasgow.  Standing alone and distinct, separated from the rest … Continue reading

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Living with the past

‘… history made solid in the landscape.’ Malachy Tallack 60 Degrees North We are living with the past. Each and every one of us. Our houses, our streets, our countryside have been created, shaped and formed in and by the … Continue reading

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Home

This is something I wrote just before Christmas last year. I didn’t post it on this blog then but, as I have been thinking again recently about the meaning of home, I thought I would post it here now. It … Continue reading

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Ancient monument this way: an encounter with Doon Hill

The arrow on the road sign pointed in the direction of the ‘ancient monument’. I was almost there. Turning right I stopped in the gateway and inspected the track along which the road sign directed me. Deciding it was too … Continue reading

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