The Walking Library – Dee Heddon and Misha Myers speak to CILIPS

The Walking Library - Dee Heddon and Misha Myers

The #WalkCreate team’s interest in creative walking stems in part from their own engagement with it, as artists. Today, CILIPS (Scotland’s library and information professionals) released an interview with Dee Heddon and her collaborator Misha Myers, about their ongoing creative walking project, The Walking Library. See their conversation below, and read more at the CILIPS… Continue reading The Walking Library – Dee Heddon and Misha Myers speak to CILIPS

Scotland Outdoors Podcast

The latest edition of the Scotland Outdoors podcast, aired Wednesday 24 November 2021, sees hosts Mark Stephen and Helen Needham accompany Principal Investigator Prof Dee Heddon on a tour around the West End of Glasgow. As they traverse the Botanic Gardens, you can hear more about the Walk / Create project, the Walking Library, and… Continue reading Scotland Outdoors Podcast

Walking Conversations in Sheffield and Robin Hood’s Bay – Maxwell Ayamba and Maggie O’Neill

On Thursday 27th May, Maxwell Ayamba (Sheffield Environment Movement, Associate Partner, Walking Publics / Walking Arts) and Maggie O’Neill (UCC and Walking Publics / Walking Arts) met to go for a walk at 11am. We walked in two different places and landscapes for an hour and a half using Whatsapp video to connect with and… Continue reading Walking Conversations in Sheffield and Robin Hood’s Bay – Maxwell Ayamba and Maggie O’Neill

Walking on Lindisfarne: tuning into the sonic environment – Maggie O’Neill

This blog was written on the tidal island of Lindisfarne during the week of Beltane, the Gaelic May Day festival in 2021 (back home and with WiFi I am now able to post this). Beltane (Lá Bealtaine in Irish and Là Bealltainn in Scots Gaelic) is situated around half-way between the spring equinox and summer solstice and marks… Continue reading Walking on Lindisfarne: tuning into the sonic environment – Maggie O’Neill

I found my city through walking – Morag Rose

I used to hate walking. I’ve got vivid memories of me as a child, struggling, falling, sometimes being mocked because I’ve got an unusual gait. As a teenager walking was a chore, a way of saving bus fare or being with friends when we didn’t have anywhere particular to go. Never an activity of choice.… Continue reading I found my city through walking – Morag Rose