Collection of the best of his unpublished writings, new to paperback.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"
A filmmaker and writer with a particular interest in nature and the environment, Roger Deakin was the author of the highly acclaimed Waterlog and Wildwood. He lived in Suffolk, and died there in August 2006, aged 63.