Social Club

24 February 2011 // Events

Jon Berry, Charles Rangeley, John Andrews, Luke Jennings. Pic by Danny Mitchell. Thanks to everyone who came along to the Draft House on Monday night for what turned out to be a fantastic evening full of enlightenment and ale. Oh, and Jonny’s music. Weirdly wonderful and watery. An extra special thank you to everyone who […]

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Grayling and Piano Wire.

23 February 2011 // On Water

by Chris McCully. The prescription for Reg Righyni’s trotting float, as given in Grayling (1968), calls for balsa wood and 20-gauge piano wire. What the great man was enjoining his readers to make was in effect a wire-stemmed stick float which would be largely self-cocking and therefore carry only a small amount of lead – […]

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Brook. Trout

22 February 2011 // Poetry

A poem by Will Burns. To feel throughout the trickle mingling, an almost molecular blending of things – unable to articulate or discern between the body and the body of water.

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Chris Watson Watch

21 February 2011 // On Water

The River Coquet: Film of Chris recording the sounds of the River Coquet in Northumberland for last years Autumnwatch programme. Click here to listen to Chris reading his chapter on the Coquet from the Caught by the River book ‘Words on Water’.

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Strom. By Nigel Peake

20 February 2011 // Books

Strom – a book of drawings made after a week in a cabin in Norway “From above, the yellow fields still held the patterns from the summer machines and were surrounded and locked by blocks of green forest. Paths cut across the land, sometimes interrupted by and at othertimes punctuated by small red cabins. The […]

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