The Hidden Olympic Legacy

31 July 2012 // Miscellany

There’s an absolutely fantastic piece by Dorian Lynskey on the Guardian website today about Legacy, a guerilla Olympic installation by Caught by the River contributor Nick Franglen. The piece (and the artwork) manages to reflect the heady fug of oddness that pervades the bits of the host boroughs that have yet to be spruced up […]

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Adventures Among Birds

31 July 2012 // Birds //Books

by Ceri Levy In 1913 W.H.Hudson wrote Adventures Among Birds and as we near the centenary of its initial appearance this long lost, out of print book has been re-released as part of Collins Nature Library. Hudson wrote several books on birds and nature but this is probably the most well known. It is a […]

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Mrs Bun’s Allotment Watch

30 July 2012 // Allotment Watch //Food and Drink

by Nina Walsh Apparently, Formic acid excreted from the red ant offers many potential health benefits. Included amongst these are relief from chronic rheumatoid arthritis, increased white blood cell production, improved stamina and it has even been used, in it’s living, crawling and biting form, to induce positive electrical stimulation in cases of paralysis. In […]

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Artists In The Field

29 July 2012 // Port Eliot Festival

Jamie Lewis & Jon McNaught, preparing the field, Thursday. Pic by Tomo. It was good having Jon and Jamie around for the weekend. They have both made significant contributions to Caught by the River over the past 18 months – Jon, the illustrations in On Nature and Jamie, the cover for the of Words on […]

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Pete Fowler, A Pasty & A Pint

29 July 2012 // Photography //Port Eliot Festival

photo by Stephen ‘Spoonful’ Parker Pete Fowler’s lunch, Cornish style. A pint of Tribute and a Port Eliot pasty.

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