Spiral: Series 3. Episode 1 Saturday 2nd April. BBC4 21:00hrs. by John Andrews: For all those left without purpose in their lives on a Saturday evening since last week’s screening on BBC 4 of the final episode of ‘The Killing’, take heart for ‘Spiral’ returns in the same slot this coming weekend for a third […]
Our Zanderland correspondent, and ‘Words on Water’ illustrator, John Richardson, has an exhibition of his work opening at Tinsmith’s Alley, Ledbury, Herefordshire, on Friday April 15th. All Caught by the River readers are welcome.
Atlas of Remote Islands by Judith Schalansky Our bestselling Christmas title is back in stock at last: Fifty Islands I have not visited and never will. On one page are her perfect maps, on the other unfold cryptic stories from the islands. Rare animals and strange people abound: marooned slaves and lonely scientists, lost explorers […]
One of my favourite fishing trips ever was with my friend Rich on Lake Windermere. If you’ve had the misfortune of meeting me and admitted to even the slightest interest in fishing, then I’m bound to have bored you with it. If not, and on the off chance you’re interested, you can read about it […]
Hidden away between the cuts protests and the Libya situation in yesterday’s news section of the Observer was a beautiful piece by Rob Penn about the start of spring. Rob is viewing the seasons change from the perspective of his home in the Black Mountains in Wales (for another local, seasonal view from that magical […]