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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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Of bulb magic and luminous trees…

Now, I’ve got to admit that I’ve never been a big fan of bulbs. Well that’s not strictly true – I like the bit where they flower but planting them, well, that’s another matter, particularly if you’re planting them into … Continue reading

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