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  • If you see the word in two-metre letters on a store window, are you going in?

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  • Another issue, claim campaigners, is that a two-metre high mound of turf dumped by the council around the perimeter is not covered by the court order.

    A stone's throw from Dale Farm, travellers' stand-off simmers on

  • The silk was extracted in Godley's workshops and woven by Peers' team of handloom weavers, but since it took eight years to produce and weave enough silk for a two-metre shawl and a richly embroidered cape, both on display at the museum from Wednesday until 5 June, the fabric is never going to be a commercial proposition.

    Spider silk cape goes on show at V&A

  • A cast is being made of tracks left by a two-metre long ancient animal in north east Fife.

    Gigantic Scorpion Fossil From 330 Million Years Ago Discovered In Fife

  • Then I have my second large pod, which contains some two-metre bundles of endlessly useful polyester cord, a pair of thin leather gloves warm, but they pack down small, a medium-sized holdall that packs down into a little pouch, pack of tissues, a mirror, a box of tic-tacs, a breath freshener spray, and my monocular.

    Snell-Pym » Many Pockets

  • A few draw latrine designs on paper: a two-metre pit, some planks in a criss-cross to form the hole.

    Rose George: How to Save the World With Sanitation

  • It is a world with a one - to two-metre sea level rise by 2100, leaving hundreds of millions homeless.

    The Choice Ahead: Entrenched Fossil Fuel Dependence Or Climate Change Management

  • One issue was the proposal to remove a two-metre high barbed-wire fence along the border which bisects the forest and impedes the movement of wildlife.

    Belovezhskaya Pushcha National Park, Belarus

  • Unhappy Snappy takes a taste of Tracey: "Reptile handler Tracey Sandstrom can't explain why her two-metre saltwater crocodile, Snappy, sank his teeth into her arm at a Christmas party in Victoria."

    Archive 2009-12-06

  • The two-metre high breakers, all-devouring, striking the all-devouring sand of the shore would take care of me in a couple of minutes quickly and cleanly, no trace would remain, the ocean would drown me in a couple of waves, the sand would eat my bones, how could anyone feel sorrow on these shores?

    Archive 2009-06-01

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