A Journey To The Heart of Nature – London E1

25 April 2012 // Books //Events

pic: Neil Thomson Nightwalk (A Journey to the Heart of Nature) is published tomorrow. We are hosting the launch of Chris Yates’ eagerly awaited new book at Rough Trade East, in London’s Brick Lane tomorrow evening. John Andrews will be chatting with our patron saint about the book alongside readings and a q & a. […]

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Fresh Woods Pastures New

25 April 2012 // Books

by Ian Niall (Little Toller Books) Review by Rebecca Harvey “What a bare desert of a place the world would be without its woods and trees” writes Ian Niall. And what a colourful, eye-opening place it can become with writers who take the time to look at those woods and trees again, look at the […]

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Pomona Books Giveaway

24 April 2012 // Books

Our friends at Pomona are clearing out their warehouse and have 14 great titles available for FREE! Among them are great football books by established writers such as Hunter Davies and Mark Hodkinson; a critically-acclaimed hardback biography of JD Salinger; fantastic works by Barry Hines, Ian McMillan, Boff Whalley, Ray Gosling and Trevor Hoyle; top-notch […]

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Birds That Walk on Water

24 April 2012 // Birds

Illustration courtesy of the Zoological Society of London by Rick Beven. I was in the hide at Koshi Camp, in the Terai plains of East Nepal, looking out over three man-made ponds covered with lotus and hyacinth. I was looking for birds that walk on water. Thirty or forty moorhens were gabbling on the surface […]

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A handful of names added to our Port Eliot line-up

23 April 2012 // Events //Pint/Cake //Port Eliot Festival

We’re extremely proud and dead excited (in roughly equal measures) to announce a handful of additions to our already packed Port Eliot line up. On Friday afternoon, the Caught by the River stage will be offering a tribute to the humble pub as well as all things pint shaped. Pete Brown, the country’s greatest beer […]

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