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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The Roger Deakin archive

8 October 2016 // Remembering Roger Deakin

Part of our continuing tribute to Roger Deakin Words: Dan Richards The Roger Deakin Archive is held at the University of East Anglia on the outskirts of Norwich. Formerly housed at Walnut Tree Farm, it now sits in UEA’s library at the heart of that famously Brutalist campus; less salmon run, more Logan’s Run. The […]

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