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South of the river

The prospect of negotiating the heights of the bridge caused me to consider taking a ride on the tube. A thought dispelled by the recollections of that underground domain, the smell of ozone and the non too welcome ashen glares, the proximity of humanity in its immobile state, like cattle gently rocking in compliant expectation. 81 more words

Fiction

Noah Gabriel + Dave Ramont = 1 Great Show

After being friends for years and appearing on the same compilations, musicians Noah Gabriel and Dave Ramont have decided to combine forces for a gig at Uncommon Ground Clark this Friday… 67 more words

Nick Digilio

Uncommon Ground: learning to read our landscape again

Recently I was presented with a beautiful gift – a book by Dominick Tyler called Uncommon Ground: A word-lover’s guide to the British landscape. The book is the product of a year that Tyler spent travelling the length and breadth of the British Isles to photograph specific features of the natural world. 1,403 more words

Nature & Environment

Goodbye to Chicago

5 days went quick!  And this is my last morning in my favorite city.

A shout out to Lotus Cafe

A tiny place in University Village run by two former UIC students and with the most incredible banh mi sandwiches. 283 more words

Eating

Landscape Language (Word of Mouth)

Broadcaster: Radio 4
Year: 2015
Genre: Radio magazine
URL: http://bobnational.net/record/287746

An episode of the radio series about the use of words, hosted by Michael Rosen. The focus of this programme is language used to describe different rural features. 28 more words

Sociolinguistics