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Shifting from Hackney to Hastings and all the places in between.

Dining on Stones is Iain Sinclair’s sharp, edgy mystery of London and its environs Andrew Norton, poet, visionary and hack, is handed a mysterious package that sees him quit London and head out along the A13 on an as yet undefined quest. 192 more words

Fiction

Warrington is Not a New Town: A Topographical Dictionary of England by Samuel Lewis (1831) - a brief history of Warrington 79 - 1812

Warrington is Not a New Town

This series of posts attempts to redress the balance against perceptions that Warrington, a town with Roman origins that was already a flourishing settlement by Anglo-Saxon times, came into being in the 1960s following its designation as a New Town. 1,157 more words

Historical Geography

Industrial Design in Sheffield

Friday 20th April 2018

As bulk steel production moved out of Sheffield it left behind a landscape littered with objects used in the process of steel making. 135 more words

Psychogeography

A Psychogeographical Take on Landscape Through Billboards

I came across Jennifer Bolande’s DesertX project recently, where she took the typical eyesore of the highway, the billboard, and used it to replace the part of the landscape that is blocked by said billboards. 170 more words

Moving forward by looking backward?

Recently I wrote about the year ahead and the exhibitions that I had either confirmed or was planning on confirming. As of this week the last of these exhibitions were locked in. 609 more words

Photography

The Old Ways : A Journey on Foot - Robert Macfarlane

The genre-defining book by acclaimed nature writer Robert Macfarlane: travel Britain’s ancient paths and discover the secrets of this beautiful, underappreciated landscape. Following the tracks, holloways, drove-roads and sea paths that form part of a vast ancient network of routes criss-crossing the British Isles and beyond, Robert Macfarlane discovers a lost world – a landscape of the feet and the mind, of pilgrimage and ritual, of stories and ghosts; above all of the places and journeys which inspire and inhabit our imaginations.’Really do love it. 223 more words

Non-fiction