Shadows & Reflections: Luke Turner

8 January 2016 // Shadows & Reflections

Shadows and Reflections: the annual collection of postings where Caught by the River’s contributors and friends take a look back on the events that have shaped the past twelve months. Today it’s the turn of Luke Turner. Late 2015 and a walk despite the weather forecast, across the Dengie Peninsula in Essex towards the Chapel […]

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Thankful Villages Vol. 2 #1

23 March 2017 // Thankful Villages

Darren Hayman is back, with a second volume of songs resulting from his Thankful Villages project. The first village is Cundall, Yorkshire. Cundall, Yorkshire – Thankful Villages #19 from Darren Hayman on Vimeo. (Photos by Emma Winston.) The sun is already low as we approach Cundall, but that’s ok – we’re staying over. Sleeping overnight […]

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Notes From Epping Forest: January

28 February 2017 // Notes From Epping Forest

Words and pictures: Luke Turner The snow fell as it ever does in the city, alive for those few seconds of white static against red buses, dirty roofs, bricks and windows darkened against a gloomy morning. Into the dormant and dull green municipal grass, against pavement and on the warm tops of cars, the perfect […]

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Notes From Epping Forest: December

27 January 2017 // Notes From Epping Forest

Words and pictures: Luke Turner I spent much of last year thinking about men and forests. Not just the one man who, naked body as dark as the trees on the far side of the lake that made his skin shine with pure German water, tempted me under the tall beeches of Berlin’s Grunewald. Not […]

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Notes From Epping Forest: November

17 December 2016 // Notes From Epping Forest

Words and pictures: Luke Turner Two days after the clocks went back, I rose early and took the train to Epping Forest to meet the dawn. For the perennially depressed the morning is the hardest part of the day, the previous night’s terrors conspiring with life’s anxieties to make the day ahead appear an impossible […]

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