Now Playing – The Halfwit In Me

31 May 2016 // Music

There’s a new Ryley Walker record coming and here’s a taster. Golden Sings That Have Been Sung is released by Dead Oceans on 19 August. Ahead of that catch Ryley on our stage at Port Eliot festival on Friday 29 July and again at Caught by the River Thames on Saturday 6 August. Pre-order a […]

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Thankful Villages #11

31 May 2016 // Thankful Villages

Strethall, Essex – Thankful Villages #11 from Darren Hayman on Vimeo. We are delighted to announce that the album Thankful Villages Volume 1 is coming out on our Rivertones label this coming Friday. The vinyl and CD (a limited number of which will be signed by Darren) are now available for pre-order. The eleventh instalment […]

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Foxes Unearthed

30 May 2016 // Books //On Nature

Illustration taken from Issue 2 of Country Bizarre magazine Foxes Unearthed: A Story of Love and Loathing in Modern Britain by Lucy Jones (Elliott & Thompson, 256 pages, hardback. Out now and available here in the Caught by the River shop.) Review by Diva Harris As I walk home from work at dusk, I am […]

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Jeb’s Jukebox

29 May 2016 // Jeb's Jukebox

Bobby Taylor And The Vancouvers Fading Away Motown 1968 Why is there so much of everything? I walk back from the postbox and feel swarmed on. Birds and bugs and bats above, the sun low, sheep baaing, cattle mooing, a tractor humming. A threat of rain. I feel wind punched and weary. I have no […]

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Many Rivers To Cross

28 May 2016 // Many Rivers To Cross

Symonds Yat – River Wye Words & pictures: Melissa Mouchemore Midsummer Eve Warm, still, overcast – my favourite summer weather – and a rare solitary weekend escape. The river languid and glassy, cumulonimbus woodlands rolling up towards the 500ft crag of Symonds Yat. Nothing to do but drink coffee on the terrace of the Saracens […]

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