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Music credit: King Creosote & Jon Hopkins- I’ve Been Losing You (Dermot O’Leary Session 2011)

11 October 2023.

Dear Callum,

Last weekend in my auld Land Rover I set off at 5am to visit you. It was pitch dark as I set off and I was not so  far north when – in switching my headlights to MAINBEAM – I found that all went dark. Using instinct only I gradually pulled into the verge of the A9. Here I waited for 2 hours for the sun to rise as rain incessantly fell.

‘Abandoned’ on this verge I spent my time observing the lights of passing vehicles as reflected in the rear-mirror of my Land Rover. This short film begins with examples of passing lights that all too easily could be mistaken as planetary.

aye Peter


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