Salmon Project

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Salar the Salmon: A search for their story

I have been looking for a project to inspire a series of wood engravings and story which I would set with type, print and bind into small books. I would be able to do this at Cherryburn. So if you are visiting on a Thursday when I am usually in the press room, do ask how I am getting on!

I would like to create wood engravings based upon the Salmon’s journey, and create one or more children stories to go with them. Having found out recently that there are more Sea Trout making the journey and that they can make the journey up to 5 times! I had to include them too.

In order to learn about the fish and to find their story I am photographing and videoing the river, and the fish when I find them; Also Photographing fishermen and women who want to share their experiences, it would be good to create an oral history of fishing The Tyne too!

I will be blogging regularly about the project under the adding photos, engravings,video, as I go along. If you know good places along the North and South Tyne to see fish please do let me know.