Notes From Epping Forest: December

27 January 2017 // Notes From Epping Forest

Words and pictures: Luke Turner I spent much of last year thinking about men and forests. Not just the one man who, naked body as dark as the trees on the far side of the lake that made his skin shine with pure German water, tempted me under the tall beeches of Berlin’s Grunewald. Not […]

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Hebden Bridge Happiness

26 January 2017 // Events

Machpelah Mill. Photo: Diva Harris We’d like to say a quick thank you to everyone who read at – and attended – our afternoon of poetry and prose, which took place at Machpelah Mill of Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire, this weekend just passed.

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26 January 2017 // Magazines

RELIQUIÆ Volume 4, edited by Autumn Richardson and Richard Skelton (Corbel Stone Press, softcover, 180 pages. Out now and available here) Review by Katharine Norbury I was puzzled as I turned over the brown paper package. The word “FRAGILE” was written in large cursive script across the front. Inside, wrapped in tissue paper, was an […]

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Bob Stanley and Pete Wiggs Present: English Weather

25 January 2017 // Music //Weather

Bob Stanley introduces the duo’s latest project, out on Friday, in this excerpt from the liner notes: IT’S HARD FOR ME – and I’m guessing I’m not alone here – to shake the Get Carter theme from my head whenever I cross the Tyne rail bridge on a journey up from London. The city may […]

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Jeb’s Jukebox

24 January 2017 // Jeb's Jukebox

Downtown U S A Ben Peters Liberty Records 1970? This week the cold finally arrived. It’s been a mild winter and we knew, sooner or later, the hard frosts would hit. I walked out this morning to a frost whitened world. Rabbit and fox tracks circled the house and pheasants huddled beneath the willow shrubs. […]

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