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SUMMER HOLIDAYS: Why British is best.
ANIMAL MAGIC: The Duke of Bedford’s elephants.
POND LIFE: John Lewis-Stempel on what lies beneath.
THE ART OF A POSTCARD: Brevity and wit trumps a miniature travelogue, says Rob Crossan.
ST GEORGE’S HALL: A Liverpool landmark analysed by Steven Brindle.
BOOKS: Why literary festivals are going from strength to strength.
KING’S ROAD: The haunt of everyone from Charles II to Mary Quant — and now, er, Clive Aslet.
FAVOURITE PAINTING: Thea Musgrave’s pick is dazzling and bold.
PAVAROTTI’S WIDOW: Nicoletta Mantovani on her late husband’s legacy.
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