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Rob Brown

In Remembrance of Rob (Robbie) Brown of Totnes, a quiet and quirky independent soul of Totnes.

Friends of Rob Brown gathered together on Sunday 7 May 2020 on Vire Island, Totnes, in remembrance of Rob (5 October 1950 – 13 January 2023), who died in Torbay Hospital. People shared reflections and memories of their contact with him. His daughter, Irina and her partner, Jacob, came from Austria to attend. Continue reading 

Lewis Thompson (1909 – 1949). Hippy, Poet, India wallah,  who spent 18 years in India and died in Varanasi

A Totnes friend, Rob Brown, kindly gave to me a truly remarkable compact book, Mirror to the Light: Reflections on Consciousness and Experience by Lewis Thompson, an Englishman from Fulham, London, who died aged 40 in the scorching summer heat of Varanasi, India in 1949. Continue reading