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By Roger Deakin

Notes from Walnut Tree Farm is a set of writing through Roger Deakin

For the final six years of his lifestyles, Roger Deakin saved notebooks within which he wrote his day-by-day ideas, impressions, emotions and observations approximately and round his domestic, Walnut Tree Farm. gathered listed below are the superior of those writings, taking pictures his remarkable, stressed interest approximately nature in addition to his impressions of our altering global.

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