Thursday, August 31, 2006

Roger Deakin

"Roger belonged to that tradition of topographical and literary writers who had one foot in the library and the other in distant fields." Ken Worpole pays tribute to the life and writing of Roger Deakin, author of the amazing Waterlog: A Swimmer's Journey Through Britain (1999) in the Guardian:,,1860073,00.html

Roger Deakin died in August shortly after completing Wildwood: A Journey Through Trees, which will published in 2007.