More (Country) Bizarre

28 September 2009 // Country Bizarre

following on from Fridays posts…. Jeff, That would be wonderful..I bought a copy of the Complete Country Bizarre years ago and read it periodically, I’ve also got “Country Bizarre’s Country Bazaar”by Schofield and Pittaway which is all about craft and I have the U.S version of it and the “Urban Dweller’s Country Almanac” just by […]

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Matt’s Bird of the Week – The Yellowhammer

28 September 2009 // Matt's Bird of the Week

A gorgeous summer bird, cute as a button made of butter but as nervous as a fireguard made of chocolate. Many are spotted whilst accompanying us on our countryside strolls, not that he likes our company its just that he thinks we are following him . Mainly to be found in allotments, fields and hedgerows […]

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Country Bizarre

25 September 2009 // Country Bizarre

Hi Su, I’m so pleased you have written in about Country Bizarre. I’ve been wanting to do something on it for some time. Last year a mate of mine asked if I knew of it. I didn’t, but have since bought ‘The Complete Country Bizarre – Numbers 1 -11’ and it’s fascinating. I attempted some […]

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Country Bizarre

25 September 2009 // Country Bizarre

Dear Caught by the River, …….Does anyone know anything about whatever happened to Bernard Schofield and Andy Pittaway who published the underground 1970’s British mag called Country Bizarre? It’s a fantastic mine of whimsy, love and simple living that’s a complete tonic and I reread my copy every now and then when the world seems […]

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The East Anglians

24 September 2009 // Miscellany

A major new exhibition of photographs by Justin Partyka, which explore an agrarian way of life, opens at the Sainsbury Centre for Visual Arts, University of East Anglia (UEA), Norwich, on Tuesday 29 September and runs until Sunday 13 December. The East Anglians exhibition features a body of work by Justin Partyka which has resulted […]

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