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Finding sense in vandalism

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By Sam Leith   August 2015

The phone call came while I was sitting in work on a Friday afternoon, already faintly panicky about something altogether else. It was my wife. She’d just left Kenwood, the grounds of an old stately home on the edge of Hampstead Heath where it’s pleasant to thrash the kids about on a sunny day, and returned to the car to find the driver’s side window smashed in.

There’s an awful…

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