Big River Man trailer

27 August 2009 // Film/TV //On Water

Big River Man – Trailer from KNR Productions on Vimeo. This looks ace. The film is premiered at a special screening in Cambridge next Monday. More details here. Martin Strel, the subject of the film (“Martin Strel devours the world’s most dangerous rivers, only stopping for red wine at lunch. The Slovene may not look […]

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The Bird Effect Diaries

26 August 2009 // The Bird Effect

Today sees the start of a new, regular, feature on CBTR, The Bird Effect Diaries. I first met Ceri, the author of the diary, last month. A letter came my way, along with a request to forward it to a friend of mine. I read it, as you do, and I was intrigued. The mail […]

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Holiday Postcard 2; Jon by the River

25 August 2009 // Miscellany //On Water

Hi Jeff, Hope you’re well, and the summer has been kind to you. We both loved the festival, and wish we could have stayed longer – but the long drive to Perth and beyond was too much to ignore. Next year is a definite, and we’ll even buy our tickets. Thanks again. Scotland was fantastic […]

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“What’s Your Favourite Insect?”

25 August 2009 // Miscellany

The members competition has closed and the winner of the tickets for Chris Watson’s event at ‘Pestival‘ has been notified. Thanks to everyone for entering.

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Holiday Postcard 1: Frank by the River.

25 August 2009 // On Water

Three days of head-scouring rain have made the Annan into a churning, boiling brown vat. It looks like something from Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. The football pitch and the trim trail are under a couple of feet of agitated praline. We’re all sitting at the window waiting for a break in the clouds and […]

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