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New Forest: get the picture?

Autumn in the New Forest is a spectacular time of year. The warm colours of orange, russet, and red that are on display in the canopies of the trees and over the heathland contrast with the wintry temperatures on clear … Continue reading

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Sparrow starvers and the Great Manure Crisis of 1894

I had to drive to west London recently. The journey was without incident until I found myself in a slow procession of cars queuing alongside Gunnersby Park, on the North Circular Road. My attention was drawn by a sudden flash … Continue reading

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