Reblog from Geokult

Geokult

I have been contemplating an online chat I had a while ago with good friend Linda Carroli, who has been exploring suburban environments through a range of lenses, including walking and fieldwork. Linda posted an interesting article on Facebook about how a group of walkers would meet up and walk together through their community. What was interesting about this post was that the group used their smart phones to ‘map’ the walk. I am still looking for a link to this article, which I would love to share.

At the time, I mentioned that I preferred not being in a group, and over the last little while I have been considering why. Firstly, I think my preferred type of walk is one in the natural environment, as when I am in built environments I don’t consider the ‘walk’ in the same context as I do in the bush. This led…

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Tracey M Benson is a lover of travel, having a diverse background as an artist, writer and researcher. Working with online environments since 1994, Tracey's experience includes providing digital media, web and social media solutions to government, non-profit, private industry and tertiary sectors. Her focus is on sustainability behaviour change and the use of communications and emerging technologies to empower community and build culture.

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