Caught by the Reaper – Glyn Hughes

28 May 2011 // Remembrance

Pic (Glyn in 1996) is from the Halifax Evening Courier. Author, poet and artist Glyn Hughes, often referred to as the voice of the North has died, aged 76, after (with typical stubbornness) giving cancer a bit of a battle. Nick Small pays his respects. Glyn settled in the small Pennine hamlet of Mill Bank, […]

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Caught by the River presents ‘On Nature’

27 May 2011 // On Nature

UPDATE (12 May, 2015): the last few copies of this are in the shop, priced £15. The time has come to announce our new book. On Nature, the follow up to 2009’s Words on Water, is scheduled for publication by Harper Collins at the end of next month. The original concept was a guide book, […]

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Oliver Kite

26 May 2011 // Miscellany

note taken from YouTube: A tribute to Oliver Kite Pt.1 of 8. Extremely rare footage taken from the long deleted video of Ollie’s only existing TV shows at Southern Television in the 1960’s. Completely captivating and charming films of a master countryman, broadcaster, naturalist, writer and fisherman – a great influence on those fortunate to […]

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Played Out On Machines Of Loving Grace

25 May 2011 // Miscellany

Adam Curtis documentaries seem to come purpose built to blow minds. Monday night’s All Watched Over By Machines Of Loving Grace was no different – a tangled web treatise on the modern world that effortlessly linked the undisputable problems in our financial systems back to the Rush inspiring author Ayn Rand. It’s hard – pointless […]

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Competition Result

25 May 2011 // Competition

Thanks to everyone who entered Sunday’s competition. The lucky winner of a pair of weekend tickets to this year’s Truck festival is Kathy Magee. Congratulations. It looks sure to be a brilliant weekend. It was of course, Saint Etienne who released, ‘A Glimpse Of Stocking’ for Christmas 2010.

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