A New Start

A new start

2020 was a year like no other in my memory. I took exactly one flight – to Berlin, and otherwise stayed in my Edinburgh flat, punctuated by some Walk With Me excursions in the parks of the city, talking to people on the phone. Like many others, I set up my home office and struggled […]

Asphalt Art

Walking with my camera on a sunny day, I’m reminded of The Boyle Family’s reconstructions of pavements as pieces of sculpture, and a poem I wrote in 2003. Throwing Darts at a Map of the World A pebble stuck on asphalt, tyre-prints on yellow lanes, the essence of dust in the gutter. Broken glass shimmers, […]