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a child, though, he [Mackenzie Crook] was more interested in collecting
live specimens than toys. His boyish love of nature remains, and a few
years ago he bought himself five acres of Essex woodland as a
"I manage it, and coppice it, and try to make
it as attractive as I can to native wildlife," he explains. "When I
bought it, it was very dense and nothing had been done to it in nearly a
century. So I opened up some areas to let light down to the floor,
which encourages different types of flora, which in turn encourages
invertebrates and then birdlife. It's gradually becoming more diverse.
Hopefully I'll be able to pass it on to my children. I read somewhere
that Mick Hucknall has a forest called the Forest of Hucknall. Maybe I
should call mine the Forest of Crook!"
Or "Crookswood", suggests
Gatiss, nodding along in sympathy. "It's important to please your inner
eight-year-old. The things that used to make you happy tend to be the
things that still make you happy. I've got massively back into
collecting fossils like I did when I was a child. And I just bought my
brother-in-law a telescope for Christmas, of the size and strength that I
always wanted and never had. We went out into the back garden and
looked up at Jupiter; it was profoundly moving, because all I ever
wanted as a boy was to see Jupiter and its four main Galilean moons.
They're like little diamonds."