Event: Roger Deakin: Exploring the Archive

14 March 2017 // Events //Miscellany

Dear Caught by the River, I would like to bring to your attention an event taking place at the end of next month at the Writers’ Centre Norwich in collaboration with UEA celebrating the work of wild swimmer and nature writer Roger Deakin. This afternoon of talks, readings and discussion on Sunday 30th April will […]

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King Creosote meets Concrete Antenna meets Random Spectacular

13 March 2017 // Miscellany //Music

A bulletin was received yesterday from long-time friend of the river Simon Lewin, bringing news of an artistic collaboration which we’re sure will be of interest. The story of Concrete Antenna, a collaboration between the artists Simon Kirby, Tommy Perman and Rob St. John, has been well documented on this site and now, in a […]

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Robert Macfarlane joins Twitter…

27 February 2017 // Miscellany

Jeff – I’ve only done gone and joined Twitter, after years of holding out. I know that ‘Man Makes First Step Into Social Media’ is hardly a news item, but if you felt like blarping the klaxon on the Caught by the River feed in some way to let your folk know I’m out there, […]

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Steelyard: Searching for the Baltic by the Thames

8 February 2017 // Miscellany

Words & pictures: Paul Scraton Down on the pebbles between the embankment and the Thames as it hurries by beneath the expanse of Cannon Street Railway Bridge, a man with a metal detector picked his way across the stones as I shielded my eyes from the sunlight reflecting from the glass face of the Shard […]

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On Blakeney Point

5 February 2017 // Miscellany

Words & pictures: Danny Adcock It is daylight when I drive into Cley beach car park and pull up against the back edge of the shingle ridge that holds back the sea in this part of North Norfolk. Scrunching up the pebbles from the landward side, the North Sea is revealed as you reach the […]

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