Journeyman: An Adventure in Print

24 April 2017 // Miscellany

Nick Hand, the Bristol-based letterpress artist, was introduced to us by the writer Richard King back in July 2009, just before he mounted his bike and cycled around the coast of the United Kingdom. We got to know Nick as he made his journey – documented with great style in a book titled Conversations On […]

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About Clouds

22 April 2017 // Miscellany

Sky & Trees A story by Joe Devlin. Pictures by David Mackintosh. Today I recalled the day we sat together and spoke about clouds. I think you’d been reading up on them and wished to share your new found knowledge in this area of independent research. I remember you pointing up at one and estimating […]

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On Aston’s Eyot

30 March 2017 // Miscellany

Words and pictures: Melissa Harrison I typed ‘[ENDS]’ on the last page of a manuscript this week, and then went out and bought myself a glass of prosecco. Unfortunately, typing ‘[ENDS]’ isn’t quite the same thing as finishing writing a novel, but it’s a milestone nonetheless. I reached it in Oxford, at the home of […]

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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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