The virus speaks #3

The previous pieces have focused on the ways that the virus might be speaking to us. Three pieces have been published recently by people who have been living with chronic illness. Caroline Gausden suggested Johanna Hedva who lives with chronic illness and their 'Sick Woman Theory' is for those who were never meant to survive... Continue Reading →

What can the arts contribute to a Land Use Strategy for Scotland?

The Scottish Government is consulting on a new Land Use Strategy for Scotland. This builds on the first Strategy (2011) and also on the two pilot studies done (Aberdeenshire and the Scottish Borders). At the heart of the Land Use Strategy are the ideas of Natural Capital and Ecosystems Services Assessment. and the use of... Continue Reading →

ebban an’ flowan: a poetic primer for marine renewable energy

Alec Finlay recently announced the publication of ebban an' flowan: a poetic primer on marine renewable energy.  More information below: ebban an' flowan a primer for marine renewable energy Alec Finlay and Laura Watts, with Alistair Peebles pb, 56 pages, morning star, 2015; edition of 500 copies Ebban an’ flowan is the world’s first poetic... Continue Reading →

David Borthwick: Footings and Entanglements

Dave Borthwick highlights two new books of poetry.  Entanglements is an anthology for which Dave wrote the Introduction, and includes work by amongst others Alec Finlay, Gerry Loose, Em Strang and Jim Carruth.  You can find out more and order from Two Ravens Press. Footings is a new collection of specially commissioned poems focused on... Continue Reading →

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