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How can we catch the essence of a place? Psychogeographers would say by walking around, soaking up the fragments of stories and facts, the moods and meditations they occasion. In this podcast poet Martin Locock explores parts of Wales, weaving together archaeology, history and the experience of urban spaces. He also ponders on the validity of psychogeography as a method,

Wandering Man Martin Locock

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How can we catch the essence of a place? Psychogeographers would say by walking around, soaking up the fragments of stories and facts, the moods and meditations they occasion. In this podcast poet Martin Locock explores parts of Wales, weaving together archaeology, history and the experience of urban spaces. He also ponders on the validity of psychogeography as a method,

    Coal, drovers and common land

    Coal, drovers and common land

    A quarantine exercise walk around the common of Gwaun Cae Gurwen and a discussion of medieval transhumance, drovers, miners, strikes, Churchill and what happens to mining village after the mines close.  With a reading of my poem 'Dark prism' that covers this ground.

    • 27 min
    Carmarthen Tawelan

    Carmarthen Tawelan

    A countryside ramble with talk about medieval leprosy, holloways, hedgerow dating, archaeology on construction sites, what Detectorists gets wrong about commercial archaeology, and how housing shortages got us where we are today.

    • 1 tim. 5 min
    Episode 2: West Carmarthen

    Episode 2: West Carmarthen

    A semi-rural walk along a new link road, and a discussion of Guy Debord's definition of Psychogeography, and how it has been adapted by Ian Sinclair and others.  Finally I talk about my background as a landscape archaeologist and how it influences the way I respond to the built environment.

    • 31 min
    Swansea Docks

    Swansea Docks

    A brief walk around Swansea Docks leads to a discussion of how we filter our environment, what happens to post-industrial places, and the meaning of Catherine Zeta Jones' middle name.

    • 8 min

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