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The Dart magazine

I recently wrote about the alternative magazine Sherrack but was not the only countercultural publication with connections to the Totnes area. Guy Dauncey (one of the Sherrack team also edited another countercultural journal called Interchange which was dedicated to the … Continue reading

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Arcturus Books

Another important countercultural business was Arcturus Books. This was originally set up in April 1976 by Bob Jelfs. Bob had moved down to Torquay with the intention of being a musician. When this didn’t work out he decided to pursue … Continue reading

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Sherrack – the underground press emerges in Totnes

Sherrack magazine was, as far as I can discover, the first example of the ‘underground’ press to emerge in Totnes. I believe that the North Devon Snail (later just the Snail) may have been available in Collards in the early … Continue reading

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