Words and pictures: Rich Hughes “The green gardens and pallid fenlands.” WG Sebald, The Rings of Saturn Below Sea Level is a multifaceted project by Simon Scott. It’s the culmination of two years of field recordings taken in and around Holme Fen, which is officially the lowesat place in Great Britain. It sits 2.75m below […]
By Jarvis Cocker The River Porter is visible at the side of Sheffield’s train station. It runs through a concrete channel for about 20 yards before disappearing into a tunnel. Sometime in the mid-Eighties, myself and some friends decided to follow the river as far as possible. At first we attempted to stay out of […]
An extract from London Overground: A Day’s Walk around the Ginger Line by Iain Sinclair Hamish Hamilton, hardback. Out now Battersea Bridge confirms the distance now separating us from the Overground circuit. Shallow arches, alternately black and white, harpoon directly into the alien aggregation of the Chelsea Harbour development. Our footfall bridge is a Turkish […]
It’s been a while but the Caught by the River Nature Book Reader has at last been refreshed and updated. After a long period of neglect it’s good to announce that new contributions from, among others, Sue Brooks, David Callahan, Phillip Hoare and Helen Macdonald have been added to the archive. We’re back on it […]
Maxim Griffin. Field Notes archive.