Shadows and Reflections – Amy Liptrot

27 December 2014 // Shadows & Reflections

Shadows and Reflections: the annual collection of postings where Caught by the River’s ever-reliable contributors and friends old and new take a look back on the events that have shaped the past twelve months. Amy Liptrot. In 2014 I went swimming. All year I’ve not stopped listening to that Frank Ocean track where he sings […]

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Different Every Time: the authorised biography of Robert Wyatt

21 November 2014 // Books //Music

image taken from the Robert Wyatt and stuff blog. Marcus O’Dair; Different Every Time: the authorised biography of Robert Wyatt 432 pages, Serpent’s Tail. Out now Different Every Time: Ex Machina / Benign Dictatorships (Domino) Review by Rob St. John Robert Wyatt is a national treasure; an inspiration; a true one off. In this, his […]

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The River Ure

10 July 2013 // The River Ure

‘Fisher’s Hall, Hackfall Wood’. by David Stead. It is a morning of high wind and squally showers so instead of a damp day painting by the river I have decided to do some research for the river Ure project – I’m working on a painting of Fisher’s Hall in Hackfall Wood, an area painted by […]

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The River Weaver

23 April 2013 // Photography //The River Weaver

Words and picture by Mat Bingham. I have been working away from home quite a bit recently so I have not been able to get down to the river as often as I would like. Saturday morning looked quite promising, clear skies on Friday night were forecast which would mean at this time of the […]

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Curious Isles – A Life on Orkney

11 July 2012 // Curious Isles - A Life on Orkney

by Amy Liptrot 2am on Friday night and I’m alone down a farm track on a farflung island, dancing in my headlights, because I heard a medium-sized brown bird. For the last few weeks, I’ve been a night listener, searching the islands of Orkney trying to hear the endangered corncrake. The corncrake (latin name crex […]

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