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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Woodnotes: Frost, a Bass Violin, and Falling Out With the Sea

24 November 2017 // Landscape //Music

After a short break, Laura Cannell returns with a third instalment of her monthly column on music, landscape, and adventuring… I’ve had some trouble with writing lately, but today I feel normal again. I moved house exactly 4 months ago. We left the seaside and headed back to the countryside, to a hobbit house only […]

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Notes From Epping Forest: Spring 2017

15 June 2017 // Notes From Epping Forest

Words and pictures: Luke Turner Early in the morning of 13th August 1942, Ordinary Seaman Edward Charles Lankester was floundering, half drowned yet seared by the Mediterranean sun, in the sea a few miles off the coast of Tunisia. His ship, HMS Manchester, had been sunk by Italian torpedoes just after 1am. Lankester wasn’t a […]

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Ancient Landscapes

28 May 2017 // Art //Landscape

Luke Turner delves into British Art – Ancient Landscapes, the Salisbury Museum exhibition bringing together 250 years of artistic responses to the British landscape. A still from the Derek Jarman film ‘A Journey To Avebury’ The landscape around Salisbury is some of the most resonant in England, not despite the heavy interference of humans over […]

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Thankful Villages Vol. 2 #3

28 April 2017 // Thankful Villages

Darren Hayman is back, with a second volume of songs resulting from his Thankful Villages project. The third village is Flixborough, North Lincolnshire. Flixborough, North Lincolnshire – Thankful Villages #21 from Darren Hayman on Vimeo. Flixborough has an extra reason to be thankful. It is strangely sited, perched on a hill high above a tired-looking […]

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