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Looks Can Be Deceiving…

Published on Wednesday, April 3rd, 2019

When Dick was a farmer, his normal farm vehicle was a second-hand Land Rover, but for a period during the 1950s he owned an old, custard-coloured, ex-baker’s van, which he regularly used for transporting livestock. On one occasion, he was taking a favourite nanny goat to be mated. Rachel, a noble animal with a patrician […]

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