• Pictures of closed-up stores across Kent, selected from a book about the changing face of the high street, included one showing Michael’s Bookshop in Ramsgate. We are pleased to clarify that while the shop was shut during the coronavirus pandemic it reopened its doors in August 2022 (“Boarded-up Britain”, 27 November, New Review, p18).
• Audley End is in Essex, not Suffolk, and while the RHS garden Rosemoor is indeed in the Torridge Valley, that is in north Devon, not down in Exmouth as an article on the best Christmas illuminations said (“Lighting the way”, 27 November, Magazine, p43).
• The bottle of Thörnicher St Michael Riesling Feinherb recommended in a recent “Wines of the week” column is from Germany, not Austria (20 November, Magazine, p27). And barolo is a wine, not a grape as a comment piece suggested; barolo is made from the nebbiolo grape (“What’s with this wine obsession?”, 27 November, p53).
• Homophone corner: “The Sainsbury wing of the National Gallery in Trafalgar Square is now its principle entrance.” (“National Gallery architect slams revamp”, 27 November, p27).
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