Hebden’s non-eponymous bridges

21 July 2016 // Books //Photography

Richard Carter shares a few favourites from his photo-project ‘Hebden’s Other Bridges’ “Is this the Hebden Bridge?” visitors invariably ask when you show them the 16th-century packhorse bridge spanning Hebden Water in the centre of town. Well, yes it is. And a lovely bridge it is too, with its three wide gritstone arches and steep […]

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Nature, Post Brexit

20 July 2016 // Books //Miscellany

“We need – urgently need, more than ever before in our lifetimes – progressive voices to speak up for the importance of nature in Britain’s future. Should UK’s grassland, hedges, woodlands or rivers, like the Whanganui River on North Island in New Zealand, be entitled to a legal identity? Other than rewilding, what other attitudes […]

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The Caught by the River Book of the Month: July

17 July 2016 // Books

Weatherland: Writers and artists under English skies by Alexandra Harris (Thames & Hudson, paperback, 432 pages. Out now and available here in the Caught by the River shop, priced £9.99) Review by Tim Dee 1st January 1768 It freezes under people’s beds – Gilbert White * Alexandra Harris’ Weatherland is a book I have been […]

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The Keartons: Inventing Nature Photography

15 July 2016 // Books //On Nature //Photography

The Keartons: Inventing Nature Photography by John Bevis (Uniformbooks, paperback with flaps, 192 pages. Out now and available in the Caught by the River shop, priced £14.00.) Review by Justin Partyka I spend a lot of time out walking in the country – down tracks, lanes and footpaths, in woods and around fields. I have […]

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Summer – An Extract

13 July 2016 // Books

From Summer: An Anthology for the Changing Seasons, edited by Melissa Harrison, published in conjunction with the Wildlife Trusts by Elliott & Thompson. Out now in paperback original (available in the Caught by the River shop, priced £12.99) and ebook. Words: Michael McCarthy Early July: the woodland was exquisite, glowing with shimmering green light and […]

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