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April 2021 First Sunday

Dear friends and Springtime loiterers

It’s First Sunday, this Sunday and so time to wander and wonder together again. It’s also the Easter holiday and there is a slow unfurling of many things so I’m sharing an asynchronous set of prompts. This means you can do them whenever, wherever you like. Th…

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March 2021 First Sunday

Apologies for a retrospective post; for some reason I could not access the website last week. As ever, please email mlrose@thelrm.org text/ whatsapp 07974929589 or check twitter @thelrm if news does not appear here. And if anyone fancies helping sort this website out please do let me know
 

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February 2021 First Sunday

Dear Friends, lovers and loiterers,
First Sunday This Sunday so time for a wander
I hope you are finding some ways to get through. I've been delighted to see snowdrops and daffodils emerging out of the gloom. If you fancy connecting with others and exploring creative walking at your …

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First First Sunday of 2021

Dear friends and fellow wanderers

I hope you are continuing to find glimmers of magic and moments of joy in these dark times and that the festive period has been what you needed, if not what you wanted. I won’t add to the acres of analysis about this year but I will say thank you for being part o…

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Instructions For December 2020 First Sunday

December 2020s First Sunday is an experiment in expansion, micro exploration and paying close attention to the spectacular in our everyday worlds. So nothing original perhaps, but as with every month something different to consider. We like contradiction, conversation and conviviality, unwrapping th…

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December 2020 First Sunday

Dear friends, loiterers and precious wanderers
Its First Sunday this Sunday and so time for our final First Sunday of the year. To be honest this one has taken me a bit by surprise so apologies the notice is a little later than usual. I’m sure its not just me who has found time elastic and …

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November 2020 First Sunday

Dear friends and fellow loiterers

It’s first Sunday, this Sunday and so time for some psychogeography. This month our shenanigans also coincide with other celebrations too….Hallowe’en, Samhain, gothmas, Allhallowtide, whatever you call it we think there is a special weekend coming up, despite (be…

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October 2020 First Sunday

 Dear friends, loves and loiterers

I hope you are finding some comfort and magick in the glorious Autumn light. Things can feel so overwhelming at the moment but I continue to find inspiration in the kindness, community, resistance and strength I see around me. It feels strange sometimes to keep…

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September 2020 First Sunday

Hello everyone

It’s first Sunday, this Sunday and so time for some creative walking and convivial psychogeography. In Manchester local lockdown means a number of restrictions and I don’t want to limit or endanger the lovelies I can walk with. Therefore let’s continue to experiment with ways we ca…

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August 2020 Walking Today

 
The general theme for today's walk is our relationship with the “natural” landscape. We’ll be thinking about flora, fauna, greenspace amidst our everyday environment and as ever you are welcome to interpret the instructions however, and wherever you choose. Please do remember to be respect…

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August 2020 First Sunday

Hello everyone

It’s first Sunday, this Sunday and so time to walk together again. As I explained last month we will continue with the physically disconnected methods for now so everyone who wants to can join in, wherever they are, inside or out.

I’ll post the derive instructions on Sunday mo…

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July 2020 First Sunday Walk

Dear friends 

It’s first Sunday, This Sunday and so time for some creative walking experiments and psychogeography in action. 

You can join in anywhere, anytime, from 2pm BST on Sunday 5th July when we will revisit an old favourite by sharing new clues in the metaphysical treasure hunt. 

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21st June Social

Hello everyone

As people have been asking lets have a virtual brew / beer and blether for any Loiterers who fancy it this Sunday, 21st June, 2pm via zoom. If you have been reading the city or just wandering through lockdown in your head be lovely to have a catch up. As ever I have no idea how thi…

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June 2020 First Sunday: reading and writing space

TL;DR First Sunday tomorrow aims to read and rewrite the city. And, of course, as ever Black Lives Matter

Hello dear friends and fellow loiterers

Its First Sunday this Sunday (tomorrow!) and so once again there will some experiments in creative walking. Apologies that details come to you very …

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May First Sunday: #DistanceDrift with Sonia Overall

Dear friends, lovers and fellow loiterers
TL;DR 10am Sunday we will walk together with Sonia Overall
How are you feeling today?
 
It feels really hard to start conversations with you at the moment, not a problem I often encounter, but to say I hope this finds you well sounds trite and all the l…

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Today's Script

Here is the text of the script by Blake Morris which we will walk today together and alone
https://thisisnotaslog.com/20-52
 
" A Walk Around The Block.
I take my inspiration from the streets.
Merrie England Solitary
Walkers Recasting Romantic walking practices 'to the agitation and unrest of our…

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2020 Walking Alone Together April's First Sunday

   

Dear friends, loiterers and fellow wanderers
I hope this finds you as OK as anyone can be in these difficult and troubling times.
 
As you know The LRM gather on the First Sunday of every month to walk creatively together, make connections, engage with our environment and as…

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April 2020 First Sunday: Walking Alone Together

Hello friends, 

Just a placeholder. There WILL be a walk for First Sunday in this strange social distant days, although obviously it will not be  "normal" as we cant meet.... Full details tomorrow, but be ready 2pm BST Sunday wherever you are xx

March First Sunday

First Sunday, This Sunday and so the perfect time for some curious, collective wanders exploring Manchester #psychogeography.

Find us 2pm 1.3.20 in Sackville Gardens near the Turing statue. All welcome + free because the streets belong to everyone. Please don't hesitate to get in touch if you ha…

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February 2020 First Sunday

First Sunday This Sunday and we will be starting 2pm 2nd February in All Saints Park, Oxford Road, because I realise with some surprise we have never actually started there before. Our wanders will be guided using an undated version of an old favourite derive prompt. As ever all are welcome and its …

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