ThamesWords

In the spring and summer of 2017 I explored the length of the tidal Thames, from Teddington Lock to the Thames Barrier. Along the way I talked to people who work and play in the area Рboaters, rowers, runners, anglers, mudlarkers Рand immersing myself in the natural environment of the river.

I used the blog to chronicle my journey, which became the backdrop for a collection of short stories. Not tales of the Thames, but tales of all sorts of things that just happen to be getting their feet wet in the tide. I also completed a long poetry sequence, set along the river, which appeared in 2019 in Issue 21 of Long Poem Magazine.

It was a great adventure!

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