Wading in Deptford Creek

19 July 2016 // On Water

Miranda Cichy encounters Chinese mitten crabs, waterlogged iPads and supermarket trollies as she explores the tidal reach of the River Ravensbourne Deptford Creek does not really exist. It’s the name by which the tidal reach of the River Ravensbourne is known, a kilometre of river bed only exposed when the water drops. The surrounding area, […]

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Tim Dee meets DP

10 July 2016 // Fishing //On Water //Radio

This week’s episode of the BBC Radio 4 Natural Histories series dedicates itself to the subject of carp. Producer and Caught by the River contributor, Tim Dee, along with presenter Brett Westwood talk to Love Fishing Madness author Dexter Petley. As any one who has read this utterly brilliant book will know carp is a […]

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An Album Recorded On A Fishing Boat

9 July 2016 // Music //On Water

This just in from Nick Luscombe: Dear Jeff, I’m playing a track from this on Late Junction next week. Really cool project all recorded on a fishing boat off Falmouth…. Thought you might like it! Nick * On 15 April 2015, Philip Reeder and Thirty Pounds of Bone (Johny Lamb) went to sea aboard the […]

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28 June 2016 // On Water

This piece was originally published on Some Small Corner. Many thanks to Matt for allowing us to repost. Words and pictures: Matt Poacher Belched out of school’s hot throat into Spring’s amber dome. Late afternoon. Levitating with tiredness. I haunt the high street awhile, looking for an answer, a line of force. Aimless, I follow […]

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River Diary by Ronald Blythe

26 June 2016 // Books //On Water

River in winter by John Nash. Via Wormingford blog. River Diary by Ronald Blythe Published by Canterbury Press Norwich (2008) Review by Nic Flook River Diary is a collection of Ronald Blythe’s weekly articles for Church Times that dates back to 2005‐2006, the year in which his friend Roger Deakin died. It was through reading […]

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