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Shear madness

It’s Health and Safety gone mad. Astragal was flabbergasted to learn that a life-sized woolly house, created by knitting enthusiast Alison Murray, from Bideford, Devon, will have to be taken down, because it has been deemed a fire hazard. Astragal would suggest that, in the current climate of namby-pambyism, everything should be wrapped in cotton wool, except, oops, that’s probably a fire hazard as well.

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