The Present Topography: Landscape Found

31 July 2017 // Landscape

An incomplete survey of the landmass, drawn on foot by Maxim Peter Griffin

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The Wolves of Currumpaw: a review

30 July 2017 // Books

The Wolves of Currumpaw by William Grill (Flying Eye Books, hardback, 88 pages. Out now and available here.) Review by Nick Hayes William Grill’s second book, The Wolves of Currumpaw, tells the story of Old Lobo, a legendary wolf of New Mexico, and the artist, naturalist and hunter (aka standard Victorian), Ernest Thompson Seton, who […]

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Calf Eye: a poem by Marc Woodward

29 July 2017 // Poetry

The clump of gawkers stood around to watch a digger lift the dead calf from the beach. A Devon Red its beaten hide sand-caked, twisted legs flung out, lying like it might have dug its way up from a darker place, to die, satisfied, in ozone and light.

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In the Dark: a Nesta Pain special

28 July 2017 // Radio

The latest tie-up between In The Dark and the British Library celebrated the work of little-known radio producer Nesta Pain. Cheryl Tipp reports back: Image courtesy of the Biodiversity Heritage Library. Every now and then, the good people of In the Dark join forces with the British Library‚Äôs sound archive to deliver a curated evening […]

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Outskirts: an extract

27 July 2017 // Books

An extract from John Grindrod’s Outskirts: Living Life on the Edge of the Green Belt, our competition prize on tomorrow’s newsletter. Make sure you’re subscribed for the chance to win. Introduction – The Last Road in London I grew up on the last road in London. At the end of our front garden there was […]

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