About this book
Collection of the best of his unpublished writings, new to paperback. This illustrated collection contains descriptions of walks, thoughts on nature, memories from the past and musing on literature. Deakin died in 2006, and this features the writings he did over the last 6 years of his life, organised in diary form. 'Deakin's account sings, as unruly and robust as the world he bore witness to' "Observer"
For the last six years of his life, Roger Deakin kept notebooks in which he wrote his daily thoughts, impressions, feelings and observations about and around his home, Walnut Tree Farm. This title collects his writings, capturing his restless curiosity about nature and his impressions of our changing world.