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Country Life

Aug 11 2021
Magazine

Published by Time Inc. (UK) Ltd Country Life, the quintessential English magazine, is undoubtedly one of the biggest and instantly recognisable brands in the UK today. It has a unique core mix of contemporary country-related editorial and top end property advertising. Editorially, the magazine comments in-depth on a wide variety of subjects, such as architecture, the arts, gardens and gardening, travel, the countryside, field-sports and wildlife. With renowned columnists and superb photography Country Life delivers the very best of British life every week.

Miss Harriet Thompson

Sense and sentience

Claim six issues of Country Life for £6*

Country Life

Strikes and secrets • Did you know…

Town & Country

Good week for

Bad week for

Looking good on paper

Share the view with sheep

Country Mouse • Snakes in the grass

Town Mouse • A keen appetite

COUNTRY LIFE • August 13, 1921

Oh, the agony! • New agony aunt Mrs Hudson solves your dilemmas

Town & Country Notebook

In the spotlight • Pied flycatcher (Ficedula hypoleuca)

Wines of the week

Brick by brick

Letters to the Editor

Hard labour

The bees will keep you in business

The way we were • Photographs from the Country Life archive

My Favourite Painting Andrew Love • Roundabout by Roy Petley

Terms of endearment • The dog days of a long, hard summer

Noises Off

A man of parts

What they said

Come to the point • For lovers of traditional sport and skilled dog-work, the spectacle of pursuing grouse over pointers and setters is hypnotic and exhilarating, says Jonathan Young

Where to shoot grouse over pointers and setters

The Athenian revolution • To celebrate the 200th anniversary of the completion of St Pancras Church, Harry Mount considers the early-19th-century enthusiasm for Greek architecture and its impact on buildings across the British Isles.

Taking the waters • For Georgian landowners, a mineral-laced spring could mean a profitable resort, even if the water was rusty orange–and our spa towns remain a tonic today, says Clive Aslet

A day at the spa

An open-and-shut case • When it comes to sash windows, are you a purist or a pragmatist? Eleanor Doughty examines the argument for both options

In the frame • Everything you need for beautiful windows, selected by Amelia Thorpe

I’ll be by the pool • Practical needn’t mean sacrificing style, says Hetty Lintell

Feeling hot, hot, hot • Drawn into the chilli’s fiery embrace at a young age–when sneaking a sip of his father’s Tabasco-laden Bloody Mary– Tom Parker Bowles is addicted to the fruit with a sting in its tail

Time to try defying gravity • Thomas the Tank Engine, van Gogh’s head, a pair of Levi’s and a Tyrannosaurus Rex: Cameron Balloons has made them all fly in the form of hot-air balloons, finds Julie Harding

Up, up and away: ballooning through the ages

Grace and space • Three Kent properties show off the best that the Garden of England has to offer

Never say never • What resources are needed to save a country house on the brink? Lucy Denton investigates

A restorer's checklist

campers

Finding echoes of the past in the present • Tilly Ware visits the historic gardens of Elton Hall, Huntingdonshire, where much of the distant past remains a mystery, but which, after four decades of care and attention, have been brilliantly transformed

Tulip fever

Horticultural aide-mémoire • Harvest shallots

Great Scott! • He was the inventor of the historical novel and Scotland’s answer to Shakespeare, so why, 250...


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Frequency: Weekly Pages: 120 Publisher: Future Publishing Ltd Edition: Aug 11 2021

OverDrive Magazine

  • Release date: August 10, 2021

Formats

OverDrive Magazine

subjects

Travel & Outdoor

Languages

English

Published by Time Inc. (UK) Ltd Country Life, the quintessential English magazine, is undoubtedly one of the biggest and instantly recognisable brands in the UK today. It has a unique core mix of contemporary country-related editorial and top end property advertising. Editorially, the magazine comments in-depth on a wide variety of subjects, such as architecture, the arts, gardens and gardening, travel, the countryside, field-sports and wildlife. With renowned columnists and superb photography Country Life delivers the very best of British life every week.

Miss Harriet Thompson

Sense and sentience

Claim six issues of Country Life for £6*

Country Life

Strikes and secrets • Did you know…

Town & Country

Good week for

Bad week for

Looking good on paper

Share the view with sheep

Country Mouse • Snakes in the grass

Town Mouse • A keen appetite

COUNTRY LIFE • August 13, 1921

Oh, the agony! • New agony aunt Mrs Hudson solves your dilemmas

Town & Country Notebook

In the spotlight • Pied flycatcher (Ficedula hypoleuca)

Wines of the week

Brick by brick

Letters to the Editor

Hard labour

The bees will keep you in business

The way we were • Photographs from the Country Life archive

My Favourite Painting Andrew Love • Roundabout by Roy Petley

Terms of endearment • The dog days of a long, hard summer

Noises Off

A man of parts

What they said

Come to the point • For lovers of traditional sport and skilled dog-work, the spectacle of pursuing grouse over pointers and setters is hypnotic and exhilarating, says Jonathan Young

Where to shoot grouse over pointers and setters

The Athenian revolution • To celebrate the 200th anniversary of the completion of St Pancras Church, Harry Mount considers the early-19th-century enthusiasm for Greek architecture and its impact on buildings across the British Isles.

Taking the waters • For Georgian landowners, a mineral-laced spring could mean a profitable resort, even if the water was rusty orange–and our spa towns remain a tonic today, says Clive Aslet

A day at the spa

An open-and-shut case • When it comes to sash windows, are you a purist or a pragmatist? Eleanor Doughty examines the argument for both options

In the frame • Everything you need for beautiful windows, selected by Amelia Thorpe

I’ll be by the pool • Practical needn’t mean sacrificing style, says Hetty Lintell

Feeling hot, hot, hot • Drawn into the chilli’s fiery embrace at a young age–when sneaking a sip of his father’s Tabasco-laden Bloody Mary– Tom Parker Bowles is addicted to the fruit with a sting in its tail

Time to try defying gravity • Thomas the Tank Engine, van Gogh’s head, a pair of Levi’s and a Tyrannosaurus Rex: Cameron Balloons has made them all fly in the form of hot-air balloons, finds Julie Harding

Up, up and away: ballooning through the ages

Grace and space • Three Kent properties show off the best that the Garden of England has to offer

Never say never • What resources are needed to save a country house on the brink? Lucy Denton investigates

A restorer's checklist

campers

Finding echoes of the past in the present • Tilly Ware visits the historic gardens of Elton Hall, Huntingdonshire, where much of the distant past remains a mystery, but which, after four decades of care and attention, have been brilliantly transformed

Tulip fever

Horticultural aide-mémoire • Harvest shallots

Great Scott! • He was the inventor of the historical novel and Scotland’s answer to Shakespeare, so why, 250...


Expand title description text