Shadows & Reflections: Martha Sprackland

2 January 2016 // Shadows & Reflections

Shadows and Reflections: the annual collection of postings where Caught by the River’s contributors and friends take a look back on the events that have shaped the past twelve months. Today it’s the turn of Martha Sprackland: In January I got married and moved north of the river, into a damp basement flat near the […]

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Risk: a poem by Martha Sprackland

1 November 2015 // Poetry

As you would catch a rolling bottle before it fell As you might swerve the bike before a jutting root, and cycle on As you pull a pan of onions from the heat just as they start to catch or a spark springs the campfire, nestles into leaves and glows, and is stamped out As […]

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This One’s for the Believers

20 September 2017 // Events

This one’s for the believers: A Brief History of the Lives of All Those in the Caught by the River Tent at The Good Life Experience, by John Andrews I missed Joan Shelley and The Pictish Trail and all on Friday to my shame, coming north on an evening train after the fire, crossing the […]

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A Good Listening Experience

9 September 2017 // Events

It’s just under a week until team CBTR take to Flintshire for our last festival engagement of the summer – The Good Life Experience, taking place from 15-17 September on the Gladstone estate. As usual, we’ll be boasting a stage jam-packed with talks, poetry, and music, as well as a bookshop stuffed with both newly […]

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Caught by the River presents…

22 August 2017 // Events

Tashi Dorji/Marisa Anderson side B by Marisa Anderson Monday 6 November at The Social, 5 Little Portland Street, London W1. The Caught by the River Social Club hosts live music from both Marisa Anderson (“A hazy soundtrack to an existential Seventies western” Rolling Stone) and Toby Hay (“The world’s dew gleams on this music, bit […]

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