A Baltic Diary: Beneath the Stoltera Cliffs

29 February 2016 // Landscape

Photographs: Katrin Schönig. Words by Paul Scraton From the breakfast room we look out over frozen fields, a blue sky above a line of mist hanging just above the ground. The storm from last night has exhausted itself, and the mills of the windfarm are only turning gently. There is no other movement on the […]

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Murmur: A poem by Jelle Cauwenberghs

28 February 2016 // Poetry

Starlings tussle In the roadside grass Fury ripples marram in Their black sheen I saw The stars themselves. Thieves. From tarmac They raise their treasure, A crescent moon of seconds. Windows multiply the Glare of wings that graze, Sieve, and rake the furnace, Their luminous bed. Enormous, And evanescent.

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Each Man Kills The Thing He Loves – ‘Poached’ Review

28 February 2016 // Birds

Following our coverage of Poached back in September, we are pleased to hear that the film is now available to watch on iTunes, VUDU, Amazon and Google. Jo Sinclair reviews. Picture a nest with a complete clutch of eggs. A human hand reaches in and swipes the lot. The eggs are blown to clear the […]

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Small Town Talk

27 February 2016 // Books //Music

Small Town Talk : Bob Dylan, The Band, Van Morrison, Janis Joplin, Jimi Henrix & Friends in Woodstock by Barney Hoskyns (Faber & Faber, 440 pages, hardback. Out now) Review by Andy Childs First of all the striking cover – a wonderful sepia photograph, probably taken in July 1964, of Bob Dylan and John Sebastian […]

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Thankful Villages #7

27 February 2016 // Thankful Villages

Rodney Stoke, Somerset – Thankful Villages #07 from Darren Hayman on Vimeo. The seventh instalment of Darren Hayman’s Thankful Villages project Rodney Stoke is dominated by St. Leonard’s church. It stands tall and proud on a small rising by a sharp bend. The village is partially named after the Rodney family and many of them […]

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