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Best gifts, worst gifts: an acorn from Barbara Cartland

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Peter Bazalgette

Worst gift: a golden “good luck” acorn bestowed on me by an elderly Barbara Cartland whom I was interviewing for TV. Within 24 hours both my house and car were broken into. Thanks, Barbara.

George Magnus

One of the contenders for best present received was a recent photographic session with my wife and four children. The session was a lot of fun, and a couple of large canvas pictures now adorning the walls at home are a constant source of pride and smiles. The best present I ever gave is the horse I bought my wife, whose enjoyment…

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