Tag Archives: Roger Deakin

The Notebook

I must admit to rampant curiosity: the man sat opposite me on the train is surrounded by notebooks. Most old and battered, some new, and the one nearest to me, the only one i can read, labelled ‘scrap’. He is … Continue reading

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The more i learn the less i know. Why we learn

We have within us a hunger to learn. It’s rare that our curiosity can’t be piqued. This morning as i made breakfast there was an interview on the radio with a structural engineer who specialises in digging tunnels. He was … Continue reading

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Breaking the rules: what we can learn from the thrill of the forbidden.

Roger Deakin wrote a beautiful book called Waterlog, his account of wild swimming through moats, rivers, lakes and tarns around the English landscape. His viewpoint, with his nose ploughing a furrow through the pondweed and tadpoles, viewing nature from a … Continue reading

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