Resources

This section of the website lists a variety of resources relevant to the river Cam. If you would like to suggest any additional material, please email carolinejwright@btinternet.com

Books

Deakin R (2000) Waterlog: A Swimmer’s Journey Through Britain, Vintage

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I was introduced to this book around 2002, at which time I was swimming in as many outdoor stretches of water as possible. Read it if you are a keen swimmer, or if you are interested in waterways and the landscape.
Gooley T (2016) How to Read Water: Clues and Patterns from Puddles to the Sea, Hodder and Staughton London
Kinsky E (2014) River, Fitzcarraldo, London

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A book that does more than describe the water. From coasts to lakes, rivers and streams, the different features within watery locations are poetically described.
Laing O (2011) To The River: A Journey Beneath the Surface, Canongate, Edinburgh
Bogner F and Tomkins S 2015 The Cam: An Aerial Portrait of the Cambridge River, The Laber Foundation

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I am grateful to Guy Belcher, Cambridge City Council Biodiversity Officer for the recommendation to read this book.
Hooper M 2015, River Story, Walker Books

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A beautifully illustrated book for children, revealing the river's journey from mountain to the sea.
Allen F, Dixon-Scott J 1943, The Fair Rivers of Southern England, London: Frederick Muller Ltd.

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An unexpected discovery in my bookcase, with some evocative black and white photographs of rivers including the Cam
Spalding F 2004, Gwen Raverat: Friends, Family and Affections, Pimlico

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A generous loan from a friend who heard I was looking at the work of Gwen Raverat. It is a book that moves smoothly between the history and context for Raverat's work to the emotional and social circumstances surrounding her production

Websites

World Rivers Day

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https://worldriversday.com Annual celebration of rivers across the world.

Newsletters

November 2018

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Copy for Camboaters Newsletter, March 2019

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