29 October 2017 // Miscellany

Kevin Parr escapes the fog and goes in pursuit of some seasonal fungi The cloud came in on Sunday, shortly after Storm Brian had blustered off to the East, and it has sat stubbornly ever since. It seems intent on staying until the weekend and possibly beyond, but over the years we have got quite […]

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Jeb’s Jukebox

28 October 2017 // Jeb's Jukebox

I Can Feel The Ice Melting The Parliaments Revilot Records 1968? First one thing happens and then another thing happens and the first thing is connected to the second thing and everything after that forms a strange chain. The first thing is this: I’m in Bristol working with The Letterpress Collective. We’re printing a poem […]

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Now Playing

27 October 2017 // Music

A roundup of new sounds to see the weekend in. First up, something new from Nick Power. We were recently romanced by his poetry, and we’ve become pretty enamoured with his latest musical output too. Recorded in a caravan in North Wales, the album soundtracks a book of poems and short stories of the same […]

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Now Reading

27 October 2017 // Magazines

A quick rundown of the journals, mags and miscellaneous publications which are currently seeing us from bedside to tube ride and beyond… First up, we have O. At the Edge of the Gorge, the latest work by award-winning poet and translator Martyn Crucefix, recently published by Guillemot Press in a beautifully illustrated, pocket-sized edition. Contemplating […]

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Competition Results

26 October 2017 // Competition

Last week, we had three copies of Travis Elborough’s Our History of the 20th Century: As Told in Diaries, Journals and Letters to give away, courtesy of Michael O’Mara Books. We asked: Which stationiers, who two hundred years ago first began selling a yearly almanack from their premises at the Royal Exchange in London – […]

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