April – Bacon and Eggs Illustration: Greg Stevenson Words: Mathew Clayton A few years ago i moved from London to Sussex, swopping a tiny patch of grass for a third of an acre of wild greenery. I was keen my children enjoy their new freedom and so, like many men before, i set about taming […]
James Canton, Out of Essex: Re-Imagining a Literary Landscape A review by Ken Worpole. Once famously described by High Tory James Wentworth Day as ‘the dustbin of London’, Essex is currently savouring revenge. The rediscovery of the hallucinatory naturalist writing of 1960s ornithologist, half-man, half-peregrine, J.A.Baker, has revised people’s opinions on the arcane beauty of […]
Simon Costin, the founder of the Museum of British Folklore, on the work of the visionary English Artist, Barbara Jones: In about 1989, knowing my love for things quirky and British, my friend Graham Ward showed me an immaculate edition of The Unsophisticated Arts. I was immediately struck by the strangeness of the character on […]
Words and picture by Mat Bingham. I have been working away from home quite a bit recently so I have not been able to get down to the river as often as I would like. Saturday morning looked quite promising, clear skies on Friday night were forecast which would mean at this time of the […]
It’s been said before, but this time it’s for real. We’ll be showing this little beauty in it’s 51 minute entirety at the next Caught by the River Social Club on 30 April. Find out more about the evening by clicking here.