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He's Baaack! Or, Farwell Returns

He once wrote regularly for Paddling.net. But then he stopped. Now he's returned to Paddling.com. He's Farwe…

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Backwaters: Part 5

A note to the reader: This is the fifth in a series of columns exploring noteworthy landmarks in paddlesp…

Backwaters: Part 4

I'm not sure how many paddlers on the American side of the Pond have read Kenneth Grahame's The Wind in t…

Backwaters: Part 3

A confession first: This is not a book about paddling. It is not, at any rate, about paddling in the stri…

Backwaters: Part 2

If you hear the name Robert Louis Stevenson mentioned, it's a pretty safe bet that canoeing isn't the fir…

Backwaters

In Which the Discerning Reader Will Find A Rambling Prologue and a Few Halting Words of Explanation, Followe…

Waterway Rambling: Part 5

Upstreaming. That's what anthropologists used to call it. Want to know how prehistoric men and women lived? Th…

Waterway Rambling: Part 4

A waterway ramble needn't have a destination. Like Robert Louis Stevenson, most ramblers "travel not to g…

Waterway Rambling: Part 3

It was one of the first waterway rambles to be described in print, and in many ways it's never been equaled. "…