The Caught by the River Nature Book Reader

30 April 2010 // Books //Nature Book Reader

We have talked about this for ages and next week, at last, it becomes a reality. I guess it’s time to explain just what it is. For the last few months we have been asking folk what are their three favourite nature books and then getting them to write a couple of hundred words on […]

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The Poems of Norman MacCaig

29 April 2010 // Books

‘The Poems of Norman MacCaig’ edited by Ewen McCaig, Polygon/Birlinn. Reviewed by Andrew Greig. To anyone who feels most alive in the mountains, on a loch, following up a Highland river rod in hand, or just lying on a heathery bank watching a buzzard circle through clouds, Norman MacCaig is the poet and this is […]

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Roger Eagle

28 April 2010 // Music

To mark the eleventh anniversary of the passing of the mighty Roger Eagle (May 4th), this weeks newsletter comes with a compilation of killer rhythm & blues tracks that Roger put together for friends. He called the compilation ‘Pink Lollipop’ after the song by Phil Upchurch – that’s Phil looking good on the cover – […]

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Words On Wheels

28 April 2010 // Miscellany

This July, a Caught By The River led art project will take place in East London as part of the 2010 Create Festival. In the first of a series of regular blogs in the build up to Roam, Robin Turner explains why he’s taking to the road to tell the people about nature. Undoubtedly there’s […]

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The Joy of Music

27 April 2010 // Music

My definition of public service broadcasting. LISTEN HERE and smile.

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