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Estuary by Rachel Lichtenstein

I’ve written a review of Rachel Lichtenstein’s very good new book about the Thames Estuary, called Estuary. You can read it here, at Caught By The River.


Rain drops on the Estuary

Plink, Plink, Plink

Like little fairies


Across the surface

Of a calm estuary

Oh, I love to hear their patter

As they dance around… 96 more words


Game of Thrones star launches brilliant new Estuary festival

“The sea-reach of the Thames stretched before us like the beginning of an interminable waterway. In the offing the sea and the sky were welded together without a joint, and in the luminous space the tanned sails of the barges drifting up with the tide seemed to stand still in red clusters of canvas sharply peaked, with gleams of varnished spirits…” 892 more words


At the end of the day, your estu-phobia begs the question: "What's wrong with you?"

Exactly when did we begin mixing up being afraid of something with simply disliking it? The suffix “-phobic” initially meant “afraid of,” as in “claustrophobic” — being afraid of confined spaces. 469 more words


Oregon's invasive Purple Varnish clam

When camping for my birthday on the Oregon coast, I found a nice area that had a very large bed of Purple varnish clams.  What is a purple varnish clam you ask? 391 more words

Pacific Northwest

Coast Day flows into Philly

An es­tu­ary is a coastal body of wa­ter that is en­closed, but with free con­nec­tion to open sea.

A place for trans­it between rivers and the coast and the Delaware Es­tu­ary stretches from as far north as Trenton, NJ, to as far south as Lewes, DE. 91 more words