What do we have in Common?

Interesting commentary on Caledonian Everyday Discussions at Summerhall – appreciate the reflection.


What really matters to most people who make decisions is categories. In the case of planners this is about zoning , but I think it is true to some degree for all of us . What we are like at work, what is our leisure time or our family time all feel different – not because of what is happening to us I think but because of what we expect.

One of the contentions which has got me here is that we have zoned the Sublime. This has been a long process starting with paintings of big mountains far away , going through the designation of National Parks – big wild bits , far away (well mostly) – and carrying onto the (p)reserve for nature .

I went to a seminar run by EcoArt Scotland recently where the artists were interested in establishing a Living Caledonian , a sense of…

View original post 574 more words

One thought on “What do we have in Common?

Add yours

  1. Thanks for putting this up Chris – well done for finding it.. I enjoyed the seminar and was sorry I couldnt get too more. Edgelands and commons are likely to be big themes in my blog

Leave a Reply

Please log in using one of these methods to post your comment:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Website Powered by WordPress.com.

Up ↑

%d bloggers like this: