The River

Reprint of the original, first published in 1914.

Making Space for the River examines recent developments in river management that aim to green rivers, including increasing discharge flood management, enhancing natural and landscape values, promoting local or regional economic development, urban regeneration.

“Ask anyone what they love most about Winzer, and seem always to tell you it’s the people, family friends webbed around each of us. True. But for me town is also, perhaps mainly, larger-than-life characters who ghost in my imagination memory: rumrunners prize fighters elegant old ladies one-eyed thugs earnest well-meaning politicians hucksters hookers crusty editors. Many them I remember meeting. Some actually met.” —from The River Paul Vasey’s tribute a place he discovered by accident loved over lifetime. Chatty, anecdotal, personal passionate, one Windsor’s celebrated reporters radio hosts, this meandering memoir winds its way river whose sights may never be fully charted: Windsor that fired reporter’s imagination, stole his heart, eventually became calls home.