A Christmas card from Zanderland

20 December 2016 // Richardson in Zanderland

To Caught by the River, Best wishes for Christmas and the New Year from the land of sedge, reed and rush. John & Sue Richardson – Two Terriers Press John Richardson on Caught by the River

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Richardson in Zanderland

28 December 2015 // Richardson in Zanderland

A Christmas bonus. Words & pictures: John Richardson When you were very young the excitement of Christmas Eve was almost unbearable. Waking-up on Christmas morning you were fit to burst when realizing that the great day had actually arrived and the big question was had ‘he’ actually been. ‘He’ had, of course. Then after a […]

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Richardson in Zanderland

21 November 2015 // Richardson in Zanderland

Ditches, dykes and drains Words and pictures: John Richardson Autumn has well and truly arrived in the West Norfolk Fenland and today a grey blanket, not of fog, but of steady and relentless rain, has drastically reduced the visibility that is made complete by the sound of the rain drumming on the windows and greenhouse. […]

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Richardson in Zanderland

14 February 2015 // Richardson in Zanderland

The Lazy Wind Words and pictures: John Richardson In Fenland they describe the biting cold northerly based wind that we’ve been enjoying for the last month as ‘The Lazy Wind’; as the farmer at one of my favourite pike fishing venues said, ‘it’s a lazy wind, it can’t be bothered to go round you so […]

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Richardson in Zanderland

27 January 2013 // Richardson in Zanderland

The last Pike of the old year Charles Rangeley-Wilson and I were going to fish together for Pike today but a mid-morning telephone summit decided that it would be better waiting for the rain and wind to stop when conditions will be milder and propitious. Lunch eaten, I was cleaning reels and sorting gear when […]

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