Fish Tales on The Radio

31 March 2008 // Caught By...

Radio 4, Saturday 5th April at 5.45am Radio 4 is re running Chris Yates’s “Fish Tales” series, starting this Saturday with the “Carp fishing with Paul Whitehouse” episode. There were four made in total and if memory serves, the ones to come are, Perch fishing with Tom Fort (whose latest book “Downstream” has just been […]

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29 March 2008 // Pint/Cake

Rhubarb Upside-Down Cake The best rhubarb to use for this cake is early forced rhubarb for it’s sweet, fragrant flavour and also for it’s incredible, vibrant pink colour. Forced rhubarb is just coming to the end of its season (I know, sorry, outdoor is now available) and in this country is mostly grown in the […]

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Rachel Unthank & The Winterset

29 March 2008 // Music

Caught By The River faves (well, mine anyway – JB)… “Music as tough as it is gentle, as ancient as it is modern, and as coldly desolate as it is achingly intimate.. easily more contemporary and stylish than boys in skinny trousers holding electric guitars like it’s 1969…They might not end us being the best-selling […]

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Pleasures Of March

28 March 2008 // Pleasures

aka what dipped our floats this month Tench, 6lb 8ozs, Osterley Park, Sunday 9th March Shirley Collins article in Mojo Gavin & Stacey (very sweet & very funny) Bo Diddley “I’m A Man” – The Chess Masters 1955 – 1958 (Hip O Select) ‘Theme Time Radio Hour’ with your host Bob Dylan (Ace Records) The […]

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Rob Bailey…

28 March 2008 // Miscellany

…we like your art… Rob Bailey is one of the most exciting poster designers in Manchester. He had produced an array of brilliant work for Licktronica – Common’s electronic/experimental night. Common (39 – 41 Edge Street, Manchester 4) is currently hosting an exhibition of Rob’s designs, including a wall mural. Check it out, it’s amazing. […]

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