We Are Go

August? AGAIN? I'm starting to think I don't understand how time works. Anyhoots, here I am. I've been fairly MIA this summer from ye ole blog town, and the Intertubes in general, in major part because I was neck-deep in another kind of writing. That is, I was writing a novel. Which I finished. I …

The pedestrian view

Lately I've been doing some (half-assed) research into the concept of psychogeography. At the moment I'm reading (in short snatches) Merlin Coverely's Psychogeography and Rebecca Solnit's Wanderlust: A History of Walking. Both have lots of great history about this somewhat amorphous subject, whose roots and contexts are heavy on the French, heavy on the urban …

In the quiet

Lordy. My blog self apparently is the Tortoise, who in addition to her notoriously slow gait also has misplaced her map and her glasses and, alas, a shoe. Thus she keeps walking in circles, bumping into trees and lampposts, her big toe sticking like a snuffling mole out of a hole in her striped sock. …