Landscapes: the Journal of the International Centre for Landscape and Language

Article Title

The Journey of the Water


This piece follows the course of the Mapocho river in Chile from its origins in the Andes through to its discharge into the Pacific Ocean. It has also sought to include a number of Scottish words to create a form of polyglossia and experiment with the texture of the prose.

Author Biography

James Kelly is a writer and translator with a strong interest in the natural environment. He has spent the last ten years moving between Scotland and Chile, and is currently based in France. More of his work can be found at http://blog.geosoph.scot.


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