Brian Lavelle | Scottish writer & sound artist

the arch above

the arch above
the air below

the silence

below the air
above the arch

The image is of the soaring arched bridge into the partially ruined Roslin Castle in Midlothian, taken from below, looking up. The crumbling sandstone strives to keep gravity at bay, while a tide of wild garlic overwhelms the base of the structure in a swell of green.

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