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Down amongst the butterworts

Pinguicula grandiflora [CC-BY-SA-3.0 Steve Cook]

I lived within 30 minutes’ drive of Charles Darwin’s house for the whole of my childhood. It’s been open to the public since it was acquired by English Heritage in 1998. I’ve been a biologist of sorts for about 18 years. It’s taken me until today to actually visit Down House, and to wander down …

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