Illustration from Holloway by Stanley Donwood.

Holloway by Robert Macfarlane, Stanley Donwood and Dan Richards – review

Holloway book jacket – illustration by Stanley Donwood | Flickr

Holloway by Robert Macfarlane, Stanley Donwood & Dan Richards; design by Eleanor Crow; illustration by Stanley Donwood (Faber & Faber)

Roger Deakin naturalist, environmentalist, poet, writer, lovely wonderful man

Roger Deakin naturalist, environmentalist, poet, writer, lovely wonderful man

Sat 10th August [2002]. “I’m lying in the shepherd’s hut on a wooden bed under a wooden boarded roof like a pine tent, and horizontal pine panelled walls. Each time a nail has pierced the wood it has bled a nasty stain, creeping along the grain, blurred, as though the wood on the wagon itself were travelling at speed. A woodpecker shrieks across the field. A wasp worries the window-pane, then zig-zags above the bed.

Sat 10th August [2002]. “I’m lying in the shepherd’s hut on a wooden bed under a wooden boarded roof like a pine tent, and horizontal pine panelled walls. Each time a nail has pierced the wood it has bled a nasty stain, creeping along the grain, blurred, as though the wood on the wagon itself were travelling at speed. A woodpecker shrieks across the field. A wasp worries the window-pane, then zig-zags above the bed.

Notes from Walnut Tree Farm by Roger Deakin

Notes from Walnut Tree Farm by [Deakin, Roger]

Nonfiction Book Review: Wildwood: A Journey Through Trees by Roger Deakin…

In this last book before his death in Deakin (Waterlog ) delights with his curiosity and affection for rambling forests in Europe and Australia.

Mountains of the Mind: Adventures in Reaching the Summit: Robert Macfarlane: 9780375714061: Amazon.com: Books

Mountains of the Mind: Adventures in Reaching the Summit by Robert Macfarlane

The British academic, nature writer and word lover Robert Macfarlane makes a passionate case for restoring the “literacy of the land.”

Review: ‘Landmarks,’ a Book on Language and Landscape

The British academic, nature writer and word lover Robert Macfarlane makes a passionate case for restoring the “literacy of the land.

Robert Macfarlane at Port Eliot Festival 2012.. Want to go! Heard about this through 'Caught by the River'

Robert Macfarlane at Port Eliot Festival Want to go! Heard about this through 'Caught by the River'

Roger Deakin

Picture of understated virtue - recently introduced to this great writer, naturalist, swimmer of moats, lover of all things green & general treasure;

The Place That Roger Built : Slideshow: Places: Design Observer

Photographs of Walnut Tree Farm, the old Suffolk farmstead where late environmental writer Roger Deakin lived and worked.

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