Postcard from Roy Wilkinson

17 June 2015 // Miscellany

Frondescence Revanchiste FISHING STRICTLY PRESERVED? Certainly seems this interloping signage is being bark-embalmed for all eternity. A beech tree has its say on mankind’s merely temporal take on riparian rights… A couple of images from Making Contact, Roy Wilkinson’s forthcoming book of “cyclo-geographic” words and images, for which the CBTR correspondent says he has bicycled […]

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Shadows and Reflections – Roy Wilkinson

2 January 2013 // Shadows & Reflections

In which, as the year comes to its end, our friends and collaborators look back and share their moments: “Bonaparte’s on groyne two!?” Wow, could it be true? The scene is Dawlish Warren in south Devon – at the landward end of a spit of sand and dunes jutting out at the mouth of the Exe […]

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Shadows & Reflections – Roy Wilkinson

29 December 2009 // Shadows & Reflections

In which, as the year comes to its end, our friends and collaborators look back and share their moments; What a world. Whether you want to get as solemn as a sandpiper or just crackers for your knackers, 2009 has certainly been the must-go destination over the last year. Maybe the highlight of my own […]

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Shadows & Reflections – Roy Wilkinson

9 January 2009 // Shadows & Reflections

In which, as the year comes to it’s end, our friends and collaborators look back and share their moments; The best bits of 2008 included hearing Denis Norden talking about ‘witzelsucht’ on the radio. As this great showbusiness greybeard explained, witzelsucht is one of those German words that encompasses whole expanses of thought and endeavour […]

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2023: A Trilogy By The Justified Ancients Of Mu Mu

6 September 2017 // Books

2023: A Trilogy by The Justified Ancients Of Mu Mu (Faber & Faber hardback, 376 pages. Out now) Report by Roy Wilkinson In the Spring of 1987 your correspondent was interviewing Bill Drummond for the now long-defunct UK music weekly Sounds. It was about 11am and we were sat quietly at Cranks vegetarian wholefood restaurant […]

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