Cycling Round the British Coast by Nick Hand.

21 June 2011 // On Nature

illustration by Jon McNaught An extract from the new Caught by the River book, On Nature. Once past the Martin Parr world of Mablethorpe and Skegness, you take a left at Boston and into the flat lands of Norfolk and Suffolk. These are indeed beautiful huge landscapes. I had bought a couple of tickets to […]

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Nick Hand at Old Town

31 August 2009 // Miscellany

We just received an update on the progress of Nick Hand on his cycle ride around the coast of the British Isles. Last week he dropped in at our favourite tailors, Old Town, of Holt, Norfolk, and in keeping with his documenting of artisans who work along our coastline, he made a film of them […]

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There Are Other Forces: a poem by Nick Power

8 October 2017 // Poetry

During the month of The Kowloon I parted ways with my employer rain degged the raby mere where misspelled headstones sprung up like strangled teeth during the month of The Golden Wheel I returned home a man answered the door a messianic man at my mother’s side I ran toward Friday’s field a traveller dispute […]

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Uncommon Ground: Dominick Tyler

28 March 2015 // Books //Photography

Uncommon Ground; A word-lovers guide to the British landscape by Dominick Tyler Guardian Faber, paperback, 256 pages. Out now. Review by Sue Brooks. This book is the product of a year long expedition to photograph and name specific landforms. Expedition is not too strong a word for endless hours driving a camper van from Cornwall […]

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Nick Drake: Remembered For A While

9 January 2015 // Books //Music

Nick Drake: Remembered For A While (John Murray, hardback, 448 pages, £35) Review by Andy Childs. This really is a sumptuous book by any standards. More than a straightforward biography it is a substantial tome in size and scope – part celebration, part scrap-book, and part analysis of a life and a young man’s work […]

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