Fragment 6: Ermine Street

Posted in The Fragments on 20th November 2022

There is far less excuse for this fragment lying incomplete, dating as it does from the tail end of Summer 2019. Looking back, that feels like a strangely gentle time in the world - though it was already a bubbling pot of future horror: looming and contentious US elections, the...

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Fragment 5: The Paddington Arm

Posted in The Fragments on 13th November 2022

It's not clear to me why I didn't finish this fairly advanced piece, which describes a wet but fulfilling walk along the canal from the far western edge of London into the city. Around this time I know I'd sold my laptop, and my opportunities to snatch moments to write...

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Fragment 4: London Ordinal - The A5

Posted in The Fragments on 5th November 2022

This fragment dates back to the Spring of 2019 - which seems like a lifetime ago. I had completed the London Ordinal walks, heading into the city along each of the ordinal routes, via a walk along the A5. As it was a shorter walk in some respects, I'd started...

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