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Timothy The Tortoise The Remarkable Story Of The Nation's Oldest PetAfter a long naval career he retired for a uieter life on land and was given to the Earl of Devon in From then until his untimely death in April he lived in Powderham Castle where he was much loved by family and visitors alike Timothy The ePUB Lady Gabrielle Courtenay now looked after him for the second half of his life and she recalls the great stories and escapades involving Timothy how he got drunk on azalea blossom and how the family had to buy

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A special tortoise train ticket for him when they went on their holidays in the s Timothy's story is not just the tale of a remarkable tortoise it is a The Tortoise The PDFEPUB social history of the last century and a half Rory Knight Bruce has spoken to all those who knew him best from the Devons to the aged retainers at the castle who looked after him He was a symbol of continuity and this is a warm and nostalgic account of the life he lived

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[EPUB] ✻ Timothy The Tortoise: The Remarkable Story Of The Nation's Oldest Pet By Rory Knight Bruce – Businesscurrency.co.uk Timothy made his first appearance in the nation's history when he was a ship's mascot in the Crimean War in 1854 After a long naval career he retired for a uieter life on land and was given to the EarEPUB Timothy The Tortoise The Remarkable Story Of The Nation's Oldest Pet By Rory Knight Bruce Businesscurrencycouk Timothy made his first appearance in the nation's history when he was a ship's mascot in the Crimean War in 1854 After a long naval career he retired for a uieter life on land and was given to the Ear Timothy made his first appearance in Tortoise The ePUB the nation's history when he was a ship's mascot in the Crimean War in

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  • Clare O&

    Timothy The Tortoise doc ê readerThe Remarkable Story Of The Nation's Oldest Pet Timothy The Tortoise, The Remarkable Story Of The Nation's Oldest PetThis is a nice look at an unusual subject; the resident tortoise at Powderham Castle best known to me as the location for the film of The Remains Of The Day The author had first met him while aged four on a visit to Timothy in the rose garden and later returned to interview him Timothy a Mediterranean spur thighed tortoise died at a great age The tale of course has to visit all the good and famous people who ow


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    Timothy The Tortoise doc ê readerThe Remarkable Story Of The Nation's Oldest Pet Timothy The Tortoise, The Remarkable Story Of The Nation's Oldest PetI'm not that interested in history or in the English aristocracy but I am interested in all things tortoise This book achieved a pleasing balance It gave a great insight into the passage of history that took place during this little fellows life and also precious glimpses of how he drifted gently through his days


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    Timothy The Tortoise doc ê readerThe Remarkable Story Of The Nation's Oldest Pet Timothy The Tortoise, The Remarkable Story Of The Nation's Oldest PetA uirky book which I found yesterday in a charity shop close to home I bought it because by coincidence I had visited Powderham Castle only a week previouslyI say ‘odd’ because although I uite enjoyed this easy light read I detected a whiff that the author had been uncertain as to how exactly to pull together sufficient material to produce a coherent narrative and how to present it for sale at £1000 I suppose that his principle difficulty centred on the obvious that a tortoise tends not to live a terribly exciting and event packed life So Mr Knight Bruce has stuffed his book with memories and anecdotes both about and recounted by the Devon and extended family This is all very interesting and is often charmingly amusing; but he doesn’t necessarily shed much light ‘under the shell’ so to say Mr Knight Bruce then fills the last pages of his book with a timeline of world events which took place during Timothy’s long life That distastefully shrieked ‘space filler