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Pockets: A Story for Alan Garner


There was a jigsaw we had when I was five, a map of Britain with illustrations of the places that matter. Two of these lodged in my imagination: the limestone wonder of the Cheddar Gorge, and the great dish of the radio telescope at Jodrell Bank. 'We know the people who live next to Jodrell Bank,' my mum told me, and this seemed a magical proposition. It was.