Monthly Archives: February 2018

Empathising with Mr McGregor

  I used to think that Mr McGregor in Beatrix Potter’s Peter Rabbit was a rather nasty piece of work. He was certainly portrayed as the threatening bad guy and Ms Potter clearly wanted us to sympathise with Peter and … Continue reading

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Is strimming the herbaceous borders a deadly sin?

Don’t tell anybody, but I’ve been strimming the borders. With a petrol string trimmer. I know, quite embarrassing… Recognising that I’ve probably lost you to the RHS site by now and unlikely to recover any gardening credentials I kid myself … Continue reading

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