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ANIMAL MAGIC: Derek Gow talks to Octavia Pollock about his life’s work with the rare water vole
A RITE OF PASSAGE: The owners of Radcot House, Oxfordshire, have brought order to a wilderness. George Plumptre admires the results
THE ALLIUM LIST: Val Bourne asks experts which of these stately and reliable plants are their favourites
BEYOND THE HA-HA: Five designers advise Juliet Roberts on making a garden to merge with the landscape.
MEN IN TIGHTS: As Batman turns 80, Katy Birchall salutes our enduring comic-book favourites
DRESSING THE VIRGIN QUEEN: The only known surviving fragment of her wardrobe has been found in a Herefordshire church. Catriona Grey reports.
THE LOVELIEST MUSIC YOU’VE NEVER HEARD: The Isle of Noises concert series will revive some sadly neglected gems of English music, says Pippa Cuckson
HOT STUFF: Stylish garden furniture, chosen by Amelia Thorpe
FIT FOR A ROYAL FEAST: The banqueting room at Orleans House in Twickenham, which was created to welcome George l, has been splendidly restored, discovers William Aslet.
INTERIORS: Amelia Thorpe finds bright new looks for your kitchen
KITCHEN GARDEN COOK: Melanie Johnson on pears
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