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Posted in Tom Hodgkinson’s Country Diary on 12 October 2005

12 October 2005

I’VE JUST RETURNED from removing about one hundred slugs from the leek and brussel sprout plants. There seem to be three kinds of slug. The most dreadful is the large orangey-brown one, which oozes white entrails when …

A Country Diary – 30

Posted in Tom Hodgkinson’s Country Diary on 4 October 2005

4 October 2005

IN MY VILLAGE there is a village hall. From the outside it is not a particularly prepossessing building; its roof is covered in moss, the grounds are overgrown, the steps weed-covered and the walls are of unappealing …

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