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New Writing – Grand National // Andy Naylor

New Writing – Grand National // Andy Naylor Two things change in here when it’s Grand National day. First of all they put little nibbles out. Like you get at […]

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New Writing – Pain Au Chocolat // Andy Naylor

New Writing – Pain Au Chocolat // Andy Naylor This was not a day to mess about with a congealed pack of four from the Tesco. This was a day […]

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Fisherman’s Friend // Andy Naylor

New Writing – Fisherman’s Friend // Andy Naylor It was seeing Harry Gambol that did it. Here was a man who had carried his best mate for two miles in […]

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New Writing – Belbo // Andy Naylor

New Writing – Belbo // Andy Naylor There’s something familiar about this. Me being sat in a room with these man fucking shaking, one of us crying, waiting for the […]

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Kill Your Darlings: Episode 1 “Manifesto” – The Cube, Bristol Tuesday 11th February

Kill Your Darlings Episode 1 “Manifesto” – The Cube, Bristol Tuesday 11 February / 8pm / £5 advance, £6 on the door Kill Your Darlings is a new monthly night […]

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New Writing – Five Item // Andy Naylor

New Writing – Five Item // Andy Naylor “You can’t just accuse people like that bruv, you can’t do it.” For a man with “All Coppers Are Bastards” tattooed on […]

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New Writing – 500 Miles // Andy Naylor

500 MILES “Duh duh duh, duh duh duh, duh duh duh, duh duh duh” Wilko leant over me and whacked the radio up, slapping the dashboard with his wedding ring. […]

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‘Let us go then, you and I’ (Part 7) // Joanna Bennett

‘Let us go then, you and I’ (Part 7) // Joanna Bennett A selection of the best poems ever written chosen by a completely unreliable source…   7) If – Rudyard […]

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New Writing – Bin Review // Andy Naylor

Bin Review // Andy Naylor What the fuck do they want me to say about a bin? Yeah it keeps all my wotsit packets and scabby tissues and flaggons of […]

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‘Let us go then, you and I’ (Part 6) // Joanna Bennett

‘Let us go then, you and I’ (Part 6) // Joanna Bennett A selection of the best poems ever written chosen by a completely unreliable source…   6) Follower – […]

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New writing : Poetry // Alex O’Callaghan – i hate/d facebook

New writing : Poetry // Alex O’Callaghan – i hate/d facebook   I don’t know what to think so I sit and listen and wonder how funny it is that […]

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Scratch Card // Andy Naylor

Scratch Card // Andy Naylor “How minging is that? Honestly! I’ve seen some dirty buggers in my time but this tops the lot. If I have so much as a […]

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A Yen for Cooking // Elaine Chiew

A Yen for Cooking // Elaine Chiew In 1988, my mother went back to work in a Malaysian-Chinese restaurant. Dad was surprised. To be honest, we were all surprised. She […]

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‘Let us go then, you and I’ (Part 5) // Joanna Bennett

‘Let us go then, you and I’ (Part 5) // Joanna Bennett A selection of the best poems ever written chosen by a completely unreliable source…   5) I Don’t Want […]

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‘Let us go then, you and I’ (Part 4) // Joanna Bennett

‘Let us go then, you and I’ (Part 4) // Joanna Bennett A selection of the best poems ever written chosen by a completely unreliable source…   4)  A Crazed Girl […]

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‘The Time Machine’ by Nikesh Shukla – preview // review

‘The Time Machine’ by Nikesh Shukla – preview // review  Cohorte reads ‘The Time Machine’: “I have to take a decision. If I eat her food, that’s it. That’s the […]

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‘Let us go then, you and I’ (Part 3) // Joanna Bennett

‘Let us go then, you and I’ (Part 3) // Joanna Bennett A selection of the best poems ever written chosen by a completely unreliable source…   3)   This is Just […]

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‘Let us go then, you and I’ (Part 2) // Joanna Bennett

‘Let us go then, you and I’ (Part 2.) // Joanna Bennett A selection of the best poems ever written chosen by a completely unreliable source…   2)   If You Forget […]

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‘Let us go then, you and I’ (Part 1) // Joanna Bennett

‘Let us go then, you and I’ (Part 1) // Joanna Bennett A selection of the best poems ever written chosen by a completely unreliable source…   1)  The Love […]

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New Writing: ‘Care Instructions’ // Liz Carlisle

‘Care Instructions’   We live in a society of analysis. A society of quick fix remedies, self help manuals and overpaid therapists…   We are not content – a nation […]