My friend Roger Franklin, who has died aged 93, was a peace campaigner who lived and worked on his small organic farm for the best part of 50 years.
After the breakup of his marriage in the early 1970s Roger moved to a smallholding at Tickmorend, near Nailsworth, Gloucestershire, with a determination to live off the land. He stayed there for the rest of his life, keeping a cow and hens and growing his own food on a productive organic garden, while also tending acres of beautiful flower meadows that supported an array of wildlife.
Having been involved since the 60s in CND, Roger declared Tickmorend a nuclear-free zone. He was an active member both of the anti-nuclear campaigning group Trident Ploughshares and of the Peace Tax Campaign (now …
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