Qualitative Researcher, 12 pp 11-12
“To question the habitual. But that’s just it, we’re habituated to it. … What we need to question is bricks, concrete, glass, our table manners, our utensils, our tools, the way we spend our time, our rhythms” (Georges Perec 1999: 210, my emphasis)
This paper is about walking as both practice and potential method. It originates not in a research project but in the less routine walking that, on a near-daily basis, involved myself, a pram and my son Andrei in the year following his birth in September 2003.