Tales from the Riverbank

The Japanese have been doing it since the Edo period, but it's new to us

They say it’s better to be born lucky than rich and that’s how we felt on Friday 26th September when the sun shone and on a beautiful Autumnal day at our ‘end of year’ celebratory eel release at Llangorse Lake in the Brecon mountains...

Continue reading →

Russia throws a spanner in the works, a fall in prices is not what the future holds

Tales from the Riverbank returns after a little break of a few months. What’s been going on you may ask. Holiday, writers block, business in far off places - well a little of all those things really and of course the start and finishing of another...

Continue reading →

It's time to support the producers of Somerset; eat eel and hake

Christmas is now a distant memory and the freak wet and windy conditions that have prevailed over the past 3 months seem to have finally abated. Although no longer in the news thousands of flooded home owners are still trying to get their lives back together...

Continue reading →