Five Things I Learnt On My First Dérive: North Adelaide 1: It Stinks. Local houses, Nth Adelaide Everywhere smells. Not in a bad way: North Adelaide has a constant fragrant scent of wood fires and rose, with a bit of lavender thrown in for an ‘old lady’ perfume. It’s quite lovely actually. Coming from the […]Read More We don’t need no stinking convicts
‘my first post ever, from 2010. i need to get deriving again….’ Will Self once said that people today are “decoupled from physically geography.” He observes that walking “blows back the years, especially in urban contexts. The solitary walker is, himself, an insurgent against the contemporary world, an ambulatory time traveler.” A little bit wordy, a […]Read More It’s about the journey, not the destination….