A Christmas Message From The Prince Of Wailers

25 December 2013 // Miscellany //Music

This year’s Caught by the River Christmas message comes from the mighty Dubwood Allstars. It’s a new track from the highly secretive poetry’n’bass manipulators who just this week delivered the follow up to last year’s glorious Dylan Thomas goes Kingston JA soundclash ‘Under Dubwood’. Based again on a Thomas poem, ‘Fern Hill’, ‘Up on Accra […]

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Swallows in Winter

24 December 2013 // Poetry

A poem for advent by Katherine Venn. his eyes were glued shut like the swallows’ as they slept the winter through in mudbanks, waiting for the earth to warm – until the day when someone spat onto the ground rubbed his eyes with mud and he could see; he knew then that the swallows would […]

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Season’s Greetings From The Two Terriers Press

23 December 2013 // Miscellany

A card for Christmas from the Richardsons in Zanderland. Two Terriers Press.

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Clare Leighton – Working Life – Exhibition

22 December 2013 // Events

The De’ Longhi Print Room Pallant House Gallery, 9 North Pallant, Chichester, West Sussex PO19 1TJ 10th December 2013 – 24th February 2014 Clare Leighton is an artist I was completely unaware of until a couple of years ago (one of a heap of examples of enlightenment that doing this site has blessed me with). […]

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Shadows & Reflections – Paul Scraton

21 December 2013 // Shadows & Reflections

(Photograph by Katrin Schönig) We are taking a train back from Munich to Berlin on a Sunday afternoon at the start of December, a six hour train ride home that will take us through some of Germany’s most beautiful countryside at over a hundred and fifty kilometres an hour. A few hours north of Munich, […]

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