A dream come true

Date Published: 13/06/2007

When OF&G Chief Exec, Richard, went to film a piece for the Beeb’s beakfast news he didn’t realise he was about to fulfill a childhood ambition.

But when he was led into the hallowed Blue Peter garden he was transported back to his days as a green-fingered (dunno about that, I made it up) youth. Just to make sure he wasn’t dreaming he set about grabbing some snaps on his phone and here, for the nostalgics among us, are the results:

The Blue Peter garden as it is today

Unfortunately it doesn’t appear to be the lush haven it once was under the legendary Percy Thrower’s hand. Shame.

But there are still some reminders of the halcyon days…

The Blue Peter weather vane, we assume