Monday 6 September 2010
Oh Comely Magazine
Finding Oh Comely Magazine was like finding the magazine I dreamt about but didn't think would ever exist. Seriously.
I found issue 2 at Waterloo station when I was buying supplies for a journey home. I saw an extremely pretty cover (above) and, somewhat perplexed that it didn't feature overlayed teeth and acres of orange skin, I immediately grabbed it. Was this a real magazine or something someone had left in the shop?
I opened it- an interview with Emmy the Great, features on Peggy Sue, this all seemed too good to be true; but it was real. As treated my copy like a precious new book, trying not to bend the spine because it was so pretty.
I have just received issue 1 which looks just as fine- with Owen Pallet, city gardening and Sally Potter- which Oh Comely HQ will kindly post out to you; their shop is here. They also sell annual subscriptions and toasters- so you can make tea and toast to read your new favourite publication.
Oh Comely Magazine are very friendly, they tweet, blog and like sharing photos.
There's a full lists of stockists here (My copy was from WH Smith at Waterloo- thank you!).