Only a few weeks ago, dear reader, we were wallowing in the midst of the most glorious Easter vac. Long, heady spring days. The...
Tom Kitching’s new solo album, ‘Interloper’, is truly one of the undiscovered gems of the English folk music scene. Filled with interesting and exciting...
Ben Ray looks at the English country house in literature, and asks why we’re all so obsessed with it
Ben Ray looks at 'The Lost Boys', the debut album by singer-songwriter Sam Kelly and his band
Ben Ray talks to Richard Mabey about nature, our relation to it, and why Oxford is the ‘City of Greening Spires’
Ben Ray talks to poet, playwright and author Owen Sheers about his varied literary career, from rugby to CERN
This week Ben Ray reviews 'North', the new album by Scottish fiddle group Blazin' Fiddles
Ben Ray looks at poetry, filth, and being hit in the face with a racket
Cherwell Blogs brings you the first edition of Ben Ray's 'veritable breeding ground for all things poetic'
Ben Ray talks to Roger McGough about children’s poetry and the importance of the everyday in life