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DO you think Roald Dahl was the only person in the land to pronounce the flower’s name correctly? Dahlias were not named after him, but after Anders Dahl, one of Linnaeus’s Swedish pupils in the late 18th century. Not a bad accolade, I reckon. Young
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Looking Beyond The Headlines
AMID all the present difficulties within the cultural sector, the plight of independently run country houses has not received much attention. That’s partly because it’s hard to generalise about these properties and their circumstances, and partly due