Lines Made by Walking

27 April 2010 // Uncategorized

by Jude Rogers. 6. Time Lines Back to London, and spring keeps bedding in. This is the time of year when my birthday arrives too, popping out of the ground like a ceremonial flower, reminding me gently of how time moves on. These days, I’m too old for treasure hunts, party hats, jelly and blancmange, […]

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Caught by the Reaper – Alan Sillitoe

26 April 2010 // Remembrance

photo: Murdo Macleod. Alan Sillitoe, 4 March 1928 – 25 April 2010. Nick Small speaks on behalf of us all at Caught by the River: I can’t claim to have been an avid reader of Alan Sillitoe in later life. In fact, apart from Raw Material, I don’t think I’ve read anything since my mid-teens. […]

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The Old Man and the Boy

25 April 2010 // Books

a letter from Tim Balcombe. Dear Jeff Just wanted to drop you a letter to say that how much I enjoy the Caught by The River website despite not being a fisherman myself. My father in law gave me a book recently that I thought you might be interested in. It is called ‘The Old […]

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Letter From A Prize Winner

24 April 2010 // Miscellany

Alan Tyler won our competition for the tickets to the Nicola Moorby lecture at Somerset House. He wrote to say thanks: I don’t win things. Runner up in a fishing club winter league, 1971, and an unwanted LP in a folk-club raffle sum up my competitive success, so I was surprised when I received an […]

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Pint by the River – Bath Ales: Gem

23 April 2010 // Pint/Cake

Last year, Jeff, Andrew and myself sat out on the back stoop of the Dove doing our usual thing – drinking a few pints of foaming nut brown ale while concocting plans of what we could or should attempt next. We’ve always liked talking about beer. Liked drinking it a bit more than that if […]

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