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  • proper n. A river rising in Exmoor and flowing into the English Channel near Exmouth


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  • In 1996 he took an executive job at a tech start-up called Exe Technologies.

    ICrossing Takes On World's Omnicoms

  • A little further down and the Exe will be a woodland stream; but of all the rest of my long walk I shall only say that to see the real beauty of this stream one must go to Somerset.

    Afoot in England

  • The river Exe at Bickleigh later formed the inspiration for a violin concerto, composed in 1951 as a gift for, and first performed by, his wife Pauline Ashley, a fellow student at Trinity College London, where (after national service in the RAF) he studied piano, theory and musical philosophy, and took lessons on the recorder from Edgar Hunt.

    John Jeffreys obituary

  • The maximum-width pitch seemed to disorientate Gloucester and the stiff breeze blowing up the Exe estuary will fool many visiting kickers, the stadium having already earned the nickname "Windy Park".

    Exeter prepare for Welford Road after riding wind against Gloucester

  • After the formalities, we chatted for ages to a little gathering of old River Exe salmon fisherman and even I could have stayed all day.

    42 entries from November 2007

  • All very shivery and tear-jerking as the sun set over a very wintery looking Exe Estuary.

    42 entries from July 2007

  • While Fred Buller was interviewed on Radio 4's Today programme about The Domesday Book of Giant Salmon, Bookhound and I trotted off to the Topsham Museum where he was scheduled to present a copy of the book on Fred's behalf to the museum archives and to thank them officially for the use of that fantastic cover picture of the 61lb 4oz Topsham salmon (that's sixty-one!) caught on the River Exe in 1924.

    42 entries from November 2007

  • So we set off into the wild blue yonder and a mooch around Topsham, which is one of our favourite mooching places down on the River Exe.

    Second-Hand Birthday Confessions

  • Lunch in Topsham on the Exe estuary and a quick flit into Exeter and today I acquired one of these.


  • Without the subsidies the green grazing in the valley of the River Exe would be gone.

    Masters of the Hunt


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