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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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New Year’s Resolution?

“So, Dad, when are you going to bring back your blog?”, my youngest asks me every so often. I find myself reaching for the usual book of excuses. “Too busy” or “Well, I did it for a whole year, so … Continue reading

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