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Concreting over our National Parks

Originally posted on thinkingcountry:
Mr Owen Paterson, UK Environment Secretary I admit that the title to this post is somewhat over the top but it is the vision that springs to the minds of many people I have spoken to…

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Beatrix Potter the naturalist and farmer

Beatrix Potter (1866 – 1943) is loved all over the world for the children’s stories she wrote and illustrated. She was also a great naturalist and farmer. Miss Potter’s writing and painting made her wealthy by the time she married … Continue reading

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Using, protecting and enjoying the land

Humans have lived in the British Isles for thousands of years. Our ancestors used land, of course. Rich people owned land and managed it for their profit and enjoyment. In modern times, land is still owned but more people are … Continue reading

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