3 edition of Looking to the Thames found in the catalog.
Looking to the Thames
JosГ©-Miguel Bernal PГ©rez
|Statement||by José-Miguel Bernal Pérez.|
|LC Classifications||PQ9155.9.B47 L66 1993|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||67 p. :|
|Number of Pages||67|
Only the south side of the Thames is open to the general public for beachcombing, but if you want to scrape or dig you will need a licence from Author: Becky Barnicoat. (The book does end, however, with a long gazetteerial appendix, "An Alternative Topography, from Source to Sea".) Ackroyd describes the Thames as "the shortest river in the world to acquire such a famous history". But much of what he has to say about the river's symbolism and essence can be translated to rivers the world over/5(63).
The Thames is now one of the cleanest metropolitan rivers in the world, but it used to be regarded as London's trash can. Thames mud is anaerobic (without oxygen) and preserves whatever it consumes, which makes the mile foreshore (the part of the shore closest to the water) of the tidal Thames one of the richest archaeological sites in Britain. I wrote a book! In keeping with my theme lately of not burying the lead, I figured I’d just go ahead and get it out there.I’m thrilled to finally share this news because my book has been a long time coming. I started this journey when I was pregnant with Babywoods 1 and the book will publish after Babywoods 2 is born! And what a wonderful journey it has been.
Hi! As you can see I am looking for reading material from other countries. Now that the corona virus has me quarantined I would love to "travel" in other ways. So, hit me up with your favourite book from your country. (I can read Norwegian, English and Spanish. It would be nice if you recommend books that are translated to either of these. THE TOP 2 SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER A BBC RADIO 4 BOOK OF THE WEEK AN OBSERVER BOOK OF THE YEAR. Mudlark (/'mAdla;k/) noun A person who scavenges for usable debris in the mud of a river or harbour Lara Maiklem has scoured the banks of the Thames for over fifteen years, in pursuit of the objects that the river unearths: from Reviews:
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Ackroyd's book is like an Easter egg hunt. Within its forty-five chapters lies some delightfully written historical narrative that has one turning pages eagerly looking for more.
By the second half of the book, though, one must look harder, reaching a point where entire chapters leave one wondering if there are eggs left to be by: “Mudlark is [Maiklem’s] engrossing front-line report from 'a world of escapees and obsessives' who think nothing of scaling the perilous riverside ladders at odd hours, dressed in waterproofs and latex gloves, on the lookout for whatever traces of the past the river might spit up/5(22).
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"Mudlarks" were the people who made a living picking objects out of the mud along the River Thames. Writer Lara Maiklem follows in their tracks; she chronicles her journeys in a new book, Mudlark.
Mudlarking is the act of searching or scavenging in the river mud at low tide seeking items of value. Modern mudlarks forage in the mud in search of items from history - regardless of value - and it's amazing what they find. I saw the River Thames in person for the first time in but it's always been fascinating to me as a repository of /5().
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