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A 2021 Film Journey: Day 80

My plan to take a break from Oscar nominated films for the day didn’t quite pan out today. In fact it’s somewhat miraculous that I’m getting this post up today at all, and it’s arguable that what I did manage to make it through doesn’t really count. 273 altre parole

A 2021 Film Journey

The notion of the Genius Loci once again

The Place Stalingrad in Paris. A site of multiple uses and abuses which seems to always come back to a specific nature. Nature itself indeed, no matter how much culture you try to install (the cinemas, the coffee shops, the fashionable art galleries, the Vegan fairs and free concerts, etc…), the site eventually attracts mostly all kinds of outsiders and social scum, regularly chasing away the most civilized urban dwellers, putting off the tourists and consumers, trying out the residents’ patience and tolerance threshold . 119 altre parole

The hic and nunc and the Genius Loci

How do I have the sensation that I am where I know I am? My understanding of the cultural indications, personal memory and knowledge (type of construction) and the atmosphere of the place. 364 altre parole

Grief and the land

“I think for a long time I was writing about home because I was just dreadfully homesick and grieving, but I’ve gone down all these other rabbit holes and found that it’s a much deeper, interconnected problem. 359 altre parole

Art

Interlude ~ Hidden Avebury?

There was a lot we would have liked to have done and seen as we paid our flying visit to Avebury that day. We could have visited all the places we had planned for our ‘Hidden Avebury’ workshop weekend, postposed now until… 352 altre parole

The Silent Eye

Interlude ~ Hidden Avebury?

There was a lot we would have liked to have done and seen as we paid our flying visit to Avebury that day. We could have visited all the places we had planned for our ‘Hidden Avebury’ workshop weekend, postposed now until… 614 altre parole

Ancient Sacred Sites

write 31 days: dreamscape - day 14

Some landscapes are dreamy because they’re washed with a patina of age, nostalgia, romance, simplicity, simple magic.

Some evoke carefree sunlit childhood days or moonlit nights filled with mystery or serenity. 254 altre parole

31 Days