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Savouring the sounds of silence

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The scream of plane engines is a familiar sound to people living under the Heathrow flight path but all is temporarily quiet near the west London airport.

James Naughtie savours the silence as he walks in Richmond, near Kew Gardens, in one of the great Royal Parks and along a lovely stretch of the River Thames.

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