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Robert Macfarlane swims a loch in Sutherland, inspired by a famous author-swimmer.

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Robert Macfarlane visits some inspiring places, to meet the people and

'collect' the words that evoke the area. Abridged for radio by Penny

Leicester.

1. He recalls happy days at Walnut Tree Farm, Suffolk, home to a famous

swimmer of moats and ponds, lakes and rivers..

Readers Tobias Menzies and the author

Producer Duncan Minshull.

0120150330

Robert Macfarlane visits some inspiring places, to meet the people and

'collect' the words that evoke the area. Abridged for radio by Penny

Leicester.

1. He recalls happy days at Walnut Tree Farm, Suffolk, home to a famous

swimmer of moats and ponds, lakes and rivers..

Readers Tobias Menzies and the author

Producer Duncan Minshull.

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The author recalls a particular bird of prey, made majestic in print by John Alec Baker.

Robert Macfarlane visits some inspiring places, to meet the people and

'collect' the words that evoke the area:

2. One day he sees a 'quick dark curve' - and recalls a particular bird of prey, made

majestic in print by John Alec Baker..

Readers Tobias Menzies and the author

Producer Duncan Minshull.

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Robert Macfarlane visits some inspiring places, to meet the people and

'collect' the words that evoke the area:

3. He travels to the Lake District, to meet another collector of words. Beforehand,

he reads a folk epic called the Kalevala, which makes some eerie connections

with his project..

Readers Tobias Menzies and the author

Producer Duncan Minshull.

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Robert Macfarlane visits some inspiring places, to meet the people and

'collect' the words that evoke the area:

3. He travels to the Lake District, to meet another collector of words. Beforehand,

he reads a folk epic called the Kalevala, which makes some eerie connections

with his project..

Readers Tobias Menzies and the author

Producer Duncan Minshull.

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The author travels to the Lake District to meet another collector of words.

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The author remembers Victorian writer Richard Jefferies, inhabitant and walker of Surbiton

Robert Macfarlane visits some inspiring places, to meet the people and

'collect' the words that evoke the area:

4. He recalls the Victorian author Richard Jeffries, inhabitant and walker of Surbiton, which

made him an early 'edgelander'..

Readers Tobias Menzies and the author

Producer Duncan Minshull.

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The author believes children are uniquely imaginative on their nature rambles.

Robert Macfarlane visits some inspiring places, to meet the people and

'collect' the words that evoke the area:

5. Children, he reckons, are uniquely imaginative on their nature rambles,

often inventing a language to express their little adventures..

Readers Tobias Menzies and the author

Producer Duncan Minshull