The River Runs Through Us

5 July 2017 // Events //On Water

“…a series of walks-and-talks and a swim through the Stour Valley during the summer of 2017 with local experts on the river’s connections with ecology, literature, wildlife, writers and artists. A project by Stuart Bowditch and Ruth Philo with the people and communities along the River Stour which flows through Cambridgeshire, Suffolk and Essex. Find […]

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Halfway Home

2 July 2017 // Film/TV //On Water

Halfway home from Nick Fallowfield-Cooper on Vimeo. Issue 10 of Fallon’s Angler is out now. Buy a copy here. Listen to more songs from Trevor Moss & Hannah-Lou here.

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Palm-Reading the Helford

16 April 2017 // On Water

Following Friday’s post on Jasper Troje Tuck​​​​​​​​​​’s photos of the Helford River, find below a topical extract from Peter Kirby‘s contribution to our book A Collection of Words on Water: Take the kayak and paddle like a bastard. Kayaking is walking with your hands. Allegedly, it’s also the chosen sport of palmists, or ‘chiromancers’ as […]

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Floating: an extract

1 April 2017 // Books //On Water

In his upcoming book Floating: a life regained, Joe Minihane pays homage to Roger Deakin by reenacting his wild swimming tour. The book is released by Duckworth Overlook on 7 April. Find an extract below. You can pre-order a copy here. Cropthorne Water Mill at Fladbury on the River Avon was a private affair, and […]

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Vote for a Reedbed

17 February 2017 // On Water

Reedbeds greatly benefit rivers, increasing biodiversity and habitats for wildlife, whilst also acting as a natural filter and removing pollutants from the water. Thames21 is asking the public to choose the location of five new reedbeds for London’s River Lea Navigation as part of their ‘Love the Lea’ programme, which aims to improve the water […]

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