Folk Horror

27 May 2017 // Books //Film/TV

Adam Scovell is a writer and filmmaker who is currently studying for a PhD in music and philosophy at the University of Liverpool. He has been contributing to this site since 2015. His new book, Folk Horror has just been published. Here’s an exclusive extract: Threescore and ten I can remember well: Within the volume […]

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Caught by the Reaper: Denis Johnson

26 May 2017 // Remembrance

We’re very sorry to hear of the passing of Denis Johnson, award-winning author of such treasures as the novella Train Dreams, beloved of us here at CBTR HQ. Anna Wood pays tribute. That world! These days it’s all been erased and they’ve rolled it up like a scroll and put it away somewhere. Yes, I […]

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Curlew Calling

26 May 2017 // Birds //Books

Curlew Calling is a collection of essays and poems edited by Karen Lloyd and published by Numenious Press, raising money for direct curlew restoration projects. Find below Karen Lloyd‘s introduction to the book. Details of how to purchase can be found at the bottom of the page. Photo: Tony Cross It’s sometimes surprising where poetry […]

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Competition Results

25 May 2017 // Competition

Here are the results of our latest newsletter competition: Last week, we had one of Pedr Browne’s beautiful ‘Birdswatch’ prints — featuring a colour swatch for every bird found in the UK — to give away. We asked: According to the RSPB’s online Bird A-Z, what is the name of the only UK bird beginning […]

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Hill Country Part 2

25 May 2017 // Photography

The second and final instalment of Mat Bingham’s road trip through Texas and Colorado: We left the main road and entered Colorado Bend National Park. Hiking trails were signposted on both sides of the potholed track like tributaries of the river that was the park’s namesake. As we rounded the final bend in the road […]

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