27 March 2012 // Events

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Matt Sewell – Our Garden Birds – Now in Stock

27 March 2012 // Books //Matt's Bird of the Week

‘Our Garden Birds’ has arrived and very lovely it is too. Artist / author, Matt Sewell came down this weekend to sign the copies that were pre-ordered from our shop. We are just waiting on delivery of the bonus badge packs and as soon as they are in we’ll get them in the post.

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Words on Water: Paperback Edition

26 March 2012 // Books

“A wonderful word-map of Britain’s waterways: funny, surprising, passionate and tender. Irvine Welsh on the Black River, Roger Deakin on fen-skating, and Jarvis Cocker on an inflatable dinghy in the River Porter; winter sunsets, rainbows, glistening silver-side salmon, burnt-out cars, sunken shopping trolleys – this is a brilliant book about how rivers run through our […]

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Wildwood on the Radio

25 March 2012 // Books //Radio

Wildwood: A Journey Through Trees Episode 1 – Roots Nature writer and conservationist Roger Deakin’s poetic travelogue starts with Suffolk in springtime. Read by Sean Baker. Broadcast today, 13:15 on BBC Radio 4 Extra. Now on the iPlayer (thanks to Chris Eyles for the heads up)

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The Music Book Reader Bulletin

25 March 2012 // Music Book Reader - Bulletin

The Chitlin’ Circuit and the Road to Rock’n’Roll by Preston Lauterbach (Norton hdbk 338 pp) Review by Andy Childs If ever a book needed to be read with a comprehensive selection of 40s R&B and 50s rock’n’roll within reaching distance it’s this one. Indeed, this is my excuse as to why this month’s column is […]

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