Competition Results

31 August 2017 // Competition

Here are the results of our latest newsletter competition: Last week, we had a pair of tickets to Sambrook’s Brewery’s Beer on the Common, taking place on 9 September, to give away. We asked: From which London River does Sambrook’s signature beer take its name? And the answer is: the River Wandle. The winner is

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A Bright Young Thing

31 August 2017 // Magazines

The following short story, A Bright Young Thing, by Jessica Andrews, is taken from Somesuch Stories’ third print issue, which is out now. More info available here. We have 3 copies of the magazine to give away on tomorrow’s newsletter – make sure you’re subscribed for the chance to win. 1 I come from a […]

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Jeb’s Jukebox

30 August 2017 // Jeb's Jukebox

I Don’t Care Who Knows It Duke Pearson (featuring Andy Bey) Blue Note Recorded 1969 and released 1996 We have, near our stream, a nesting heron. It arrives in the spring and spends the summer doing its long-legged herony type tricks. Which consist mostly of standing in or next to the water and not moving. […]

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The Glass Aisle

29 August 2017 // Poetry

Paul Henry reflects on the evolution of his poem The Glass Aisle and a remarkable collaboration – with Stornoway frontman and ornithologist, Brian Briggs – which crosses borders between poetry and songwriting. The pair bring The Glass Aisle to our Good Life Experience stage in a few weeks’ time. The Glass Aisle is set on […]

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Amy Liptrot on Tweet of the Day

28 August 2017 // Radio

Early risers rejoice: at 05:58 every day this week, you can hear the most marvellous Amy Liptrot on BBC Radio 4, talking about some of her favourite birds for 90 seconds. Each Tweet of the Day will begin with a call or song, followed by an ornithological snippet from Amy. And for those of you […]

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