The Dartmoor Way in two days

31 July 2014 // A Postcard From Dartmoor

A tale of middle aged folly, told in two parts. Day 1. Ivybridge to Okehampton Words and pictures from West Country correspondent Alex Smith There was a change of itinerary agreed upon just the night before setting off. What had first been planned as a manageable three or four stopper would now be completed in […]

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Caught by the River at Port Eliot 2014

30 July 2014 // Port Eliot Festival

Last weekend, we pitched up beside the Tiddy estuary for our fifth Port Eliot festival. We’re still trying to process everything that happened; the only clear conclusion is that it was way above and beyond expectation and easily the best festival experience we’ve had as Caught by the River (yet). Andrews of Arcadia sent some […]

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Down to the Wyre

29 July 2014 // Down to the Wyre

Words and images by Chris Slater Rivers are a great place to sulk, especially as a kid. It’s not so much the gift of perspective, it’s the colossal indifference to your issues that I like. Rivers don’t care much for the past, particularly yours. They hide ugly secrets in tombs of mud and silt, and […]

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Conversations on the Hudson

28 July 2014 // Books //On Water

An Englishman bicycles five hundred miles through the Hudson Valley, meeting artists and craftspeople along the way. A book by Nick Hand, with illustrations by Jon McNaught Princeton Architectural Press, Hardcover, 112 pages, 81 color illustrations, 24 b/w illustrations One spring day in 2012, English designer Nick Hand set off on his bicycle from Brooklyn, […]

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Telluride Bluegrass Festival

27 July 2014 // Events //Music

Words by David Burnett All photos by Tim Benko Forget Glastonbury and its mud. Few festivals can match the Telluride Bluegrass Festival – spread over four June days on a single stage before a crowd of 10,000. The setting is as stunning as the music. The small Colorado town of Telluride is 9,000 feet up […]

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