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17 July 2017 // Antidotes

A good old-fashioned roundup of happy distractions The BFI announces an addition of over 600 newly digitised films to their hugely popular archival project Britain on Film. Dating from between 1898 and 2000, the films, from the BFI National Archive and the UK’s national and regional film and TV archives, span the whole of the […]

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20 June 2017 // Antidotes

This week’s book, record, and miscellaneous recommendations come from Jeff Barrett and Diva Harris of CBTR HQ, and long-serving contributor Andy Childs. Diva Harris: – Gazpacho from Garcia’s, a really good Spanish deli on Portobello Road which has been there since the 50s. The only lunch I want to go anywhere near in this ungodly […]

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13 May 2017 // Antidotes

This week’s book, record, and miscellaneous recommendations come from Jeff Barrett, Andrew Walsh, Robin Turner and Diva Harris of CBTR HQ, and longstanding contributor Ben Myers, whose new novel The Gallows Pole is our current Book of the Month. Diva Harris: – The 200+ free art books the Guggenheim Museum have just archived online. A […]

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1 May 2017 // Antidotes

A mini roundup of happy distractions from CBTR HQ Coming Home: Earthlines founders Sharon Blackie & David Knowles return to Connemara. ‘And so here I am, back in Connemara. Back home — there’s no doubt in my mind about that. And this beautiful, tranquil little lochside village nestled into the stone-clad hills does indeed feel […]

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9 April 2017 // Antidotes

This week’s book, record, and miscellaneous recommendations come from Jeff Barrett, Robin Turner and Diva Harris of CBTR HQ, and poet-in-residence Will Burns. Jeff Barrett: – This stunning photograph of a hiker saluting the Wet Sleddale Reservoir in Cumbria. (Credit: Jeff Overs / BBC). – The Eduardo Paolozzi exhibition currently showing at The Whitechapel Gallery, […]

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