Autumn Alegria: a poem by Miguel Cullen

18 November 2017 // Poetry

I’m catching these leaves at the moment, July’s up, in the midsummer light, the oaks are covered in lace frost. The green leaves are each in silver frames, like something that was lost. I care — under the Chinese-lantern-balloon stars you met my parents and I grew into something different. * Miguel’s collection Paranoid Narcissism! […]

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New Landscape Drawings, early November ’17

18 November 2017 // Landscape

A new sequence of drawings by Maxim Griffin.

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In Her Element: Jay Armstrong and Elementum Journal

17 November 2017 // Magazines

Kirsteen McNish introduces the publication aiming to help its readers ‘get back to what really matters’ through nurturing a connection to the natural world Elementum is a journal, founded by Jay Armstrong, that explores the natural world and our place within it. Jay runs the publication from her converted garage-cum-studio, surrounded by countless books, sketches, artwork, and […]

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The Messenger

16 November 2017 // Birds //Film/TV

Ceri Levy assesses The Messenger: a new film which explores our deep-seated connection to birds, and warns that the uncertain fate of songbirds might just mirror our own The sky is filled…but I know it’s going to change – Bill Evans, avian migration researcher * Su Rynard’s documentary The Messenger sends out a powerful message […]

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15 November 2017 // Books

Alexander Langlands’ CRAEFT: How Traditional Crafts Are About More Than Just Making, is out now, published by Faber & Faber. Read an extract from the book’s introduction below. I remember the first time I used a scythe. I was in my mid-twenties and, sick of city life, I had taken up the tenancy of a […]

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