Bogey Dolphin

23 September 2017 // Miscellany //Photography

Words and pictures: Keith Scovell Most birdwatchers have what are known as bogey birds; not as unpleasant as they sound but very fustrating, they are a species that, no matter how much you try and find them, remain elusive and unseen. It sometimes seems that the harder you try and find a certain bird the […]

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Pylons

21 September 2017 // Miscellany

Words: Travis Elborough Photographer: Unknown The very first park I ever knew, was the Sompting Recreation ground. In contrast to the grandeur of Regent’s Park, say, or Victoria Park, this was a decidedly meagre expanse of playing fields in a village in Sussex where I grew up. It was canopied by electricity pylons and stood […]

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Caught by the Canberra Part 3

17 September 2017 // Miscellany

By Peter Papathanasiou Having walked up the mountain’s fire trail with my toddler son, we finally reach the turnoff for our destination. It takes some convincing to coax him to follow me along the single track veering off to our left. He’s now fascinated by a termite mound; the larger trees in the Australian bush […]

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Getting Lost in Tower Hamlets Cemetery Park

8 September 2017 // Miscellany

With original music by Darren Hayman, Let’s Get Lost is a new app which allows you to take a self-guided sound walk in an inner city wilderness. Simply download the free app from iTunes, bring headphones and get lost in forgotten voices and hidden layers in Tower Hamlets Cemetery Park, a little-known gem in London’s […]

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Towards The Lodge

28 August 2017 // Miscellany

A short story by Joe Devlin. Pictures by David Mackintosh. A lone bespectacled spectator stands on the Victorian veranda, his paunch pushing into the surrounding waist high wrought iron fencing, it provides him with an elevated view of the football game taking place on the field below. His gaze shifts, he studies the red brick […]

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