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First First Sunday of 2022

Hello dear loiterers

I promised more details about the First First Sunday of 2022 didn’t I?

The truth is apart from the starting point I don’t know where we will go or what we will discover because that is the joy and strength of the derive. We wander together and shape the walk collectively…

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First First Sunday of 2022

First Sunday this Sunday - 2nd January 2022 - and yes we will be walking together on the streets and on line. More details to follow but we will gather at All Saints Park Oxford Road Manchester 2pm BST and on a private whatsapp chat at the same time - to join the online chat please message 079749295…

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December 2021 night walk script

Here's the script for you to interpret whenever, however and whereever you wish xx

You’re a star so lets keep things simple and follow the light. It’s up to you whether you are guided by twinkles, or choose to move through dark places. If in doubt look for the furthest away light you can see and …

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December 2021 First Sunday

Hello everyone

I hope you are keeping warm and finding sparks of inspiration as we head into Winter. It’s such a delight to be able to walk together both in person and remotely; heartfelt thanks to everyone who joins the LRM however you choose to wander.

It’s First Sunday, This Sunday and we…

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November 2021 First Sunday

It’s First Sunday, This Sunday and so time for some more loitering shenanigans. We will be continuing our ongoing experiments using psychogeography and creative wandering to explore our environment.

I’m delighted this month we will be guided by a script inspired by Blake Morris, NYC based Walki…

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Save Access To Our River Irwell

Save Access To Our River Irwell

We are fighting to save the public right of way along the Salford side of River Irwell at Ralli Quays. Access is threatened by the development of new offices and a hotel which will effectively enclose and privatise the path. The alternative route provided is a perm…

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Save Access to The River Irwell

Loiterers assemble please and help us save public rights to access the River Irwell. We're asking for 2 short emails to be sent...
Please help save a public right of way. New developments will close the towpath and privatise access, replacing it with permissive route without a waterside view that…

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Script to unfollow for October 2021

Its First Sunday today and so here is the whole script/ prompt here for you to use as tool for wandering whenever you fancy.

The theme is Re-enchantment

Look for the magic, marvellous, mythic in your landscape however you interpret them.

What spells are woven across our everyday landscape?

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October 2021 First Sunday

Dear friends and fellow loiterers

Thanks so much to everyone who took part in last month’s wander, whether you were with us on the streets or online it felt very special. Its First Sunday again this Sunday and so we shall be gathering again for a derive inspired by the Autumn light, wild brambles…

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September 2021 First Sunday, in person online and at the 4th world congress of psychogeography

 Dear friends and fellow loiterers

First Sunday, this Sunday and its time for some more experimental #psychogeography in the (we hope) gorgeous September light. It would be wonderful to explore with you

We’re collaborating with the Fourth World Congress of Psychogeography whose theme this yea…

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First Sunday August 21: prompts

First Sunday today, here's a thread of prompts prompts for a wander #psychogeography #MetaphysicalTreasureHunt #Loiter2021

Explore wherever you are, on your own or in a group, to try and find all the things below. Join us in Salford today or on the screen.

Full details are here or scroll down …

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August 2021 First Sunday: In person and on line

Dear friends, lovers and loiterers

It’s First Sunday, this Sunday and so time for a spot of creative wandering, and at long last there will be a chance to loiter together in person as well as online.

I’m finding this invitation unusually hard to write because frankly I feel a bit overwhelmed…

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JULY First Sunday

It’s First Sunday, this Sunday and so time for another wander together, apart wherever you are. This month we are going for an asynchronous, dispersed flavour of psychogeography, meaning you can take part whenever you like and there won’t be a live whatsapp chat. Instead you are invited to share you…

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Other events in June and July

TL;DR three online conversations, a real world festival, a gig and a reading group. It would be ace to see you at any or all of these. And yes, there is also a First Sunday walk this Sunday 6th June – Markus is leading a Soundwalk, details in post below
 
Tuesday 8th June
Blake Morris a…

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June 2021 First Sunday Sound Walk

It's First Sunday, This Sunday and time for some more wandering together, apart. I am really delighted that this month’s Loiter is being facilitated by Markus Hetheier who will be taking us on a soundwalk. I’ll let Markus tell you more:

“Join me for a remote soundwalk this Sunday at 2 pm. The…

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May 2021 First Sunday

Dear friends and fellow loiterers

It’s First Sunday, This Sunday and so time for some #psychogeography and also May Day celebrations. After a lovely diversion with asynchronicity we are drifting back into a live, shared walk connecting via whats app.

I will start at 2pm GMT on Sunday 2nd May…

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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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