Reasoning Wye

21 August 2008 // On Water

by Richard King Some people – actually almost everyone – I know, treat their birthday as an opportunity to find out what would happen if you crossed a wedding with a wake, usually in the space of about three and a half hours. As an only child born at the height of Summer my birthdays […]

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Somers Town

20 August 2008 // Film/TV

Its rare that you find yourself confidently recommending a film without having seen it. I suppose winning best British film at the Edinburgh Festival this year minimises the risk. That said, anything by Shane Meadows is fantastic. Whether it be the darkness of ‘Dead Man Shoes’ or ‘Room For Romeo Brass’ (Paddy Considine’s line ‘For […]

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Kurt By The River

20 August 2008 // On Water

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Fishing Lines: Yates the master picks up his pen and enjoys a sea change

19 August 2008 // Caught By...

by Keith Elliot, from The Independent, Sunday 17th August Everyone assumes you’re bound to haul out shoals of giant fish if you so much as rub up against a famous angler. Isn’t true. I once fished all day with Chris Yates, a former carp record-holder and the doyen of angling writers. We didn’t catch even […]

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ACA News

19 August 2008 // Caught By...

ACA News Update Two tragic pollutions on the River Wye have been reported in the past couple of weeks. The first of these occurred on an upper river tributary, the Rhyd Hir Brook, and caused the death of nearly 1,000 juvenile salmon and trout. Meanwhile, lower down the system, more than 20,000 fish were killed […]

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