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    Mum’s Magical Garden

    Gardening is very much a part of my identity now, but I wasn’t always a gardener. In fact, it never really occurred to me when I was younger to grow or plant things, beyond the general curiosity of children. I think that the reason behind this was that my childhood home had an enormous garden, and many weekend afternoons that might have been spent running carefree in the sunshine were instead spent sweating and swearing through garden maintenance. The large…

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    Dad’s Bush House

    When Dad sold our family home a few years back, I felt like my ties with my hometown had been somewhat severed. It was not an issue of fault, but rather…