Remembering Roger Deakin

16 February 2017 // Remembering Roger Deakin

Back in September, we posted a series of tributes to the late, great writer and environmentalist Roger Deakin, marking ten years since his untimely passing. The contribution which follows came as a late addition, but we’ve decided it’s too good a piece of writing not to publish. Enjoy! Words and pictures: Melissa Mouchemore I was […]

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Remembering Roger Deakin

11 September 2016 // Remembering Roger Deakin

As part of our continuing tribute to Roger Deakin, two of our treasured contributors share their thoughts and reflections: From Sue Brooks: Hello to whoever is reading this…..I’m attaching a photo of a faded cutting which has been on my kitchen wall since 2007. It’s the first time I sent anything to the Guardian Reader’s […]

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Remembering Roger Deakin

5 September 2016 // Remembering Roger Deakin

RD by Maxim Peter Griffin On 19 August 2006, the death of Roger Deakin – writer, environmentalist and patron saint of this parish – had a profound effect on those whose lives he had touched. In the ten years since that tragic day, we think it’s safe to say his infuence has spread further and […]

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Remembering Roger Deakin (in stereo)

19 August 2016 // Music //Remembering Roger Deakin

Worth reposting this link from last year. Nature Disco 3 (mixed by the mighty Dubwood Allstars) features music from several Rivertones releases (Thankful Villages, Be:One and At Hawthorn Time) alongside favourite tracks of ours by Bill-Ryder Jones and Edwyn Collins, Carwyn Ellis & Sebastian Lewsley. The voice you hear throughout the mix is Roger Deakin […]

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Roger Deakin: Exploring the Archive

17 May 2017 // Remembering Roger Deakin

Roger Deakin continues to be a fascinating man and someone we hold close to our hearts here at Caught by the River. Roger Deakin: Exploring the Archive was the name and theme of a recent afternoon of talks, readings and discussion, held at the UEA, celebrating the work of the wild swimmer, nature writer and […]

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