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29 September 2021

One of the writers we publish next week, Flora Mayor (1872-1932) was at Newnham and wrote hundreds of letters home about her life there; one day these will make a delightful book. Nowadays, the gardens may be slightly more elaborately cultivated but the atmosphere is not so different from that of the early 1890s. However, the garden would have been neater then: the planting wouldn't have been allowed to ramble in this beautiful way. 

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