The Falconer’s Tale by Dan Kieran

28 July 2011 // On Nature

illustration by Jon McNaught An extract from the new Caught by the River book, On Nature. The first time a Harris Hawk landed on my fist I was standing in the rain in the middle of a pine forest surrounded by wooden lodges in the dystopian eco-habitat of Centreparcs in Somerset. As part of a […]

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Port by the River

27 July 2011 // Events //Music //On Nature //Port Eliot Festival

Trevor Moss, Hannah-Lou & Jakub, Caught by the River Words: Robin Pictures: Neil Thomson. It’s becoming a familiar feeling. Back to normal life after four days of glorious Cornish weather (and one day when we were pretty glad we were doing everything in a tent) and you can’t help feel a little weepy. Looking back […]

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Allotment Watch: July

26 July 2011 // Allotment Watch

by Nina Walsh. July has most definitely been a month of fruit. With a constant supply of fresh raspberries, blackcurrants and redcurrants my freezer drawers are filled to the brim and the jam making and liqueur bottling frolics have commenced! The more exotic and heavenly scented lilies have now replaced the tulip seed pods as […]

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Decompression Time

25 July 2011 // Miscellany //Port Eliot Festival

Dear Readers, Robin, Andrew and I have just got home from Port Eliot festival. It was a very long (and enjoyable) five days and we are knackered. We hate missing daily posts but man it was busy. I’m hoping that a long bath and a good nights sleep will help put my body and mind […]

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The Music Book Reader – Bulletin

22 July 2011 // Music Book Reader - Bulletin

Reviewed by Andy Childs. As far as I’m aware there hasn’t been, until now, an online site that concerns itself solely with books about music and music-related subjects. It seems to me that a lot of very good music books, deserving of wider praise and attention, are left to their own devices, floundering unappreciated in […]

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