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NEW FOREST

ASTRAGAL

Astragal was intrigued by news that World Trade Center masterplanner Daniel Libeskind is behind new plans to build a massive indoor rainforest in Blackpool. Sucked in by the 'promise' of being able to catch up with Danny, Astragal attended a press briefing at Libeskind's own Imperial War Museum North. However, not only had very few members of the media bothered to turn up, Daniel hadn't either. Apparently he had missed a plane in Moscow. But Astragal managed to pin down the original 'brains' behind this scheme - Rainforest Venture's John Woodman.

Astragal went for the jugular.

'Isn't this scheme a step away from Libeskind's usual work?' he asked, citing projects like the Jewish Museum in Berlin. The answer was unequivocal. 'No, lad. It's a bloody great big leap.'

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